Shigella Isolates 2016

Sunday 20th August 2017


Summary

There were 156  Shigella isolates confirmed in 2016, compared with 112 in 2015. Shigella sonnei biotype a and biotype g were the most common species confirmed in 2016 with 31 and 55 cases, respectively. Shigella flexneri 6 Boyd 88 emerged this year with most cases having a history of recent travel to Samoa.

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