Research for infection protection
Rod-shaped bacteria (bacilli)

Yersinia pseudotuberculosis



Curved, straight or bean-shaped: bacilli come in many variants and are widely spread.

Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is a Gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacterium. It belongs to the Enterobacteriaceae family.

The bacterium may elicit intestinal and extraintestinal yersiniosis, involving a broad spectrum of symptoms, e.g. enteritis or lymphadenitis. 

The main transmission path is direct or indirect contact with contaminated persons or objects.

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