Shigella and Escherichia Coli at the Crossroads: Machiavellian Masqueraders or Taxonomic Treachery?

J Med Microbiol. 2000 Jul;49(7):583-585. doi: 10.1099/0022-1317-49-7-583.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Bacterial Typing Techniques
  • Biological Evolution
  • Dysentery, Bacillary / microbiology
  • Escherichia coli / classification*
  • Escherichia coli / pathogenicity
  • Escherichia coli Infections / microbiology
  • Escherichia coli O157 / classification*
  • Escherichia coli O157 / pathogenicity
  • Humans
  • Phylogeny
  • Shigella / classification*
  • Shigella / pathogenicity