Shiga-kruse bacillus



Shiga-Kruse bacillus Shi·ga-Kruse bacillus (shē’gə-krōōz’, -krōō’zə)
n.
A gram-negative bacterium Shigella dysenteriae that causes dysentery in humans and monkeys.

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