TABLE 1

Reference strains of Shigella used in the study

Strain and serotypeReference strain nameSource
S. dysenteriae 1ATCC 9361ATCC
S. dysenteriae 2ATCC 9750ATCC
S. flexneri 2aATCC 700930ATCC
S. flexneri 2a2457TWRAIR
S. flexneri 2bATCC 12022ATCC
S. flexneri 3aJ17BWRAIR
S. flexneri 5aM90T-WashWRAIR
S. boydii 1ATCC 9207ATCC
S. sonnei IATCC 9290ATCC
S. sonnei I53GWRAIR
S. sonnei IMoseleyWRAIR