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Deletion of pic results in decreased virulence for a clinical isolate of Shigella flexneri2a from China

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Microbiology, February 2013
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Title
Deletion of pic results in decreased virulence for a clinical isolate of Shigella flexneri2a from China
Published in
BMC Microbiology, February 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2180-13-31
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Authors

Junqi Zhang, Lisheng Qian, Yang Wu, Xia Cai, Xueping Li, Xunjia Cheng, Di Qu

Abstract

Shigella is a major pathogen responsible for bacillary dysentery, a severe form of shigellosis. Severity of the disease depends on the virulence of the infecting strain. Shigella pathogenicity is a multi-gene phenomenon, involving the participation of genes on an unstable large virulence plasmid and chromosomal pathogenicity islands.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 25 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 5 20%
Professor > Associate Professor 4 16%
Researcher 3 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 12%
Student > Bachelor 2 8%
Other 5 20%
Unknown 3 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 32%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 16%
Medicine and Dentistry 4 16%
Immunology and Microbiology 3 12%
Linguistics 1 4%
Other 2 8%
Unknown 3 12%

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#14,351,127
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