How to use Shiga in a sentence

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  • In those cases due to Shiga's bacillus the ideal treatment has been put at our disposal by the preparation of a specific antitoxin; this has been given a trial in several grave epidemics of late, and may be said to be the most satisfactory treatment and offer the greatest hope of recovery.

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  • Researchers have developed a plant-based vaccine against bacterial Shiga toxin, and show that it is highly protective in mice.

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  • The bacteria causing shigellosis is named after Shiga, a Japanese researcher, who discovered the organism in 1897.

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  • Shigella also produce a number of toxins (Shiga toxin and others) that increase the amount of fluid secretion by the intestinal tract.

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  • With regard to the bacillary type, at first both organisms were considered to be identical, and the name bacillus dysenteriae was given to them; but later it was shown that these bacilli are different, both in regard to their cultural characteristics and also in that one (Shiga) gives out a soluble toxin, whilst the other has so far resisted all efforts to discover it.

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