pseudotuberculosis


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pseu·do·tu·ber·cu·lo·sis

(sū'dō-tū-ber'kyū-lō'sis),
A disease of a wide variety of animal species caused by the bacterium Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Epizootics of pseudotuberculosis are commonly seen in birds and rodents, often with high case-fatality rates. In humans, seven clinical entities are recognized: primary focalized infections (pseudoappendicitis, acute mesenteric lymphadenitis, or acute terminal ileitis), primary generalized infections (septicemia or scarlatiniform fever), and secondary immunologic phenomena (erythema nodosum or arthralgia).

pseudotuberculosis

[-t(y)o̅o̅bur′kyəlō′sis]
a pulmonary condition with symptoms resembling those of tuberculosis but not caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Three conditions have been called pseudotuberculosis
Infectious disease Human infection by Yersinia pseudotuberculosis which causes acute mesenteric lymphadenitis, mimics acute appendicitis, resulting in abdominal pain and fever
Medspeak An artefact described in a young woman whose braided hair fell into the field of an AP chest film, and thus mimicked the radiologic appearance of tuberculosis
Research A virulent infection of experimental rodents—mice, rats—by Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis and C kutscheri, causing nonspecific weakness and respiratory distress, possibly progressing to disseminated abscesses or less commonly, granulomas in lungs, kidneys, myocardium, liver, lymph nodes, etc.

pseudotuberculosis

resembles tuberculosis. See also yersiniosis.

avian pseudotuberculosis
a contagious disease of birds, both domestic and wild, caused by Yersinia pseudotuberculosis and characterized by an initial, brief septicemia, followed by a bacteremic phase in which there is the development of multiple abscesses and granulomas as in avian tuberculosis.
The disease causes major epornithics in populations of canaries, finches, cockatoos, parakeets. Called also canary cholera.
bovine pseudotuberculosis
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Corynebacterium Ulceran, hemo-liticum and pseudotuberculosis can also cause similar symptoms but they are rare.
New Zealand is facing the outbreak of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis, which has been described as a food poisoning epidemic.
ovis presentan epididimitis (OIE, 2004); ademas que puede ocurrir la presencia de otros agentes causantes de epididimitis y orquitis, tales como Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis y Staphylococus aureus (Zamora et al.
coli, Yersinia pseudotuberculosis and Yersinia enterocolitica among the Gram-negative species and against several Bacillus species, Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella typhimurium among the Gram-positives [18].
Yersinia pseudotuberculosis can manifest with fever, abdominal pain, and scarlatiniform rash.
30) Genome-wide strategies have also identified putative sRNAs in nearly every human pathogen studied to date, including MTB, (31) GAS, (32) Yersinia pseudotuberculosis, (33) and Salmonella enterica.