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UK Standards for Microbiology Investigation: ID 20 - Identification of Shigella species

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The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 15 April 2015.

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Detail of feedback received

Timeline of review process

Date review started: 17 October 2013

Consultation: 15 November 2013 to 13 December 2013

Document discussed at the following working group meeting:

  • 30 July 2014

Date document issued: 15 April 2015

Original consultation


This consultation asks for feedback in relation to the identification SMI ‘ID 20 – Identification of Shigella species’.

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Consultation description

Public Health England has opened a consultation this week in joint partnership with professional organisations.

The consultation asks for comments about the bacteriology SMI ‘ID 20 – Identification of Shigella species’.

This UK Standard for Microbiology Investigation describes the identification of Shigella species with particular reference to isolation from faeces.

We would like input from a wide range of interested parties.

If you have any difficulties accessing this consultation please let us know by emailing


ID 20 closed consultation draft

ID 20 closed consultation draft

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Published 15 November 2013
Last updated 16 June 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added review of users' comments April 2015.
  2. First published.