Table 1

Serological characterization of S. flexneri serotype Y, X, 1a, 1b and 1c using serotyping monoclonal antibodies (MASF)

Serotypes

Reaction with MASF


Type antigen specific

Group antigen specific

1c


I

II

IV-2

V

VI

B

3;4*

6

7;8

IV-1


Fy

-

-

-

-

-

+

+

-

-

-

-


Fx

-

-

-

-

-

+

-

-

+

-

-


F1a

+

-

-

-

-

+

+

-

-

-

-


F1b

+

-

-

-

-

+

-

+

-

-

-


F1c

-

-

-

-

-

+

-

-

-

-

+


F1d

+

-

-

-

-

+

-

-

+

-

-


*Y-5 is a synonym of grouping 3;4 antisera

Sun et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:269   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-269

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