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

From: Genesis of a novel Shigella flexneri serotype by sequential infection of serotype-converting bacteriophages SfX and SfI

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