"Shigella dysenteriae" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that is extremely pathogenic and causes severe dysentery. Infection with this organism often leads to ulceration of the intestinal epithelium.
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