TABLE 1

Summary of Shigella WGS development set used in this studya

Strain designationNo. of strainsNo. (%) with concordant species designationNo. of serotypes includedNo. of strains with serotype designationNo. (%) with concordant serotype designation
S. boydii9779 (81.4)218768 (78.2)
S. dysenteriae5548 (87.3)153731 (83.8)
S. flexneri4947 (95.9)134233 (78.6)b
S. sonnei1917 (89.5)11917 (89.5)
Shigella sp.1
EIEC1313 (100)
Non-Shigella/EIEC2525 (100)
Shigella only221191 (86.4)50185149 (80.5)
Total259229 (88.4)
  • a Strains were sequenced from an in-house collection (n = 58) or their WGSs were downloaded from the NCBI (n = 201).

  • b Partial agreement between designation and in silico serotyping for S. flexneri was considered concordance (e.g., serotype 5 versus 5a).