One of the common forms of epidemic dysentery due to Shigella sonnei, occurring in temperate regions. It is an acute, self-limiting disease of the intestinal tract of humans, characterised by diarrhoea, fever, and abdominal pain.
- C. Sonne:
Über die Bakteriologie der giftarmen Dysenteriebacillen (Paradysenteriebacillen).
Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene, 1915, Erste Abteilung. Originale, 75: 408-456. First published as an inaugural dissertation, 1914.
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