Yersinia enterocolitica


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Related to Yersinia enterocolitica: yersiniosis, Yersinia pseudotuberculosis

Yer·sin·i·a en·ter·o·co·li·ti·ca

a bacterial species that causes yersiniosis in humans; it is found in the feces and lymph nodes of sick and healthy animals, including humans, in material likely to be contaminated with feces, and in the cadavers of cattle, rabbits, hares, dogs, guinea pigs, horses, monkeys, pigs, and sheep; it replicates at refrigerator temperatures and has been associated with contamination of blood and blood products.
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Yer·sin·i·a en·ter·o·co·li·ti·ca

(yĕr-sin'ē-ă en'tĕr-ō-kō-lit'i-kă)
A bacterial species that causes yersiniosis in humans; it is found in the feces and lymph nodes of sick and healthy animals, including humans, and in material contaminated with feces.
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Yersin,

Alexandre Émil Jean, Swiss bacteriologist and surgeon, 1863-1943.
Yersinia enterocolitica - a species causing yersiniosis.
Yersinia pestis - a species causing plague. Synonym(s): Kitasato bacillus
Yersinia pseudotuberculosis - a species causing pseudotuberculosis in birds and rodents; rarely in humans Synonym(s): Pasteurella pestis
yersiniosis - infectious disease caused by Yersinia enterocolitica.
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Yer·sin·i·a en·ter·o·co·li·ti·ca

(yĕr-sin'ē-ă en'tĕr-ō-kō-lit'i-kă)
A bacterial species that causes yersiniosis in humans; found in feces and lymph nodes of sick and healthy animals, including humans, and in material contaminated with feces.
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Korkeala, "Pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica 2/O:9 and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis 1/O:1 strains isolated from human and non-human sources in the Plateau State of Nigeria," Food Microbiology, vol.
Gene arrays analysis of Yersinia enterocolitica FlhD and FlhC: regulation of enzymes affecting synthesis and degradation of carbamoylphosphate.
La prueba de reaction en cadena de polimerasa en el tejido de parafina confirmo la presencia de DNA de Yersinia enterocolitica, implicando asi a Yersinia como agente etiologico.
Virdi, "Distribution of virulence-associated genes in Yersinia enterocolitica biovar 1A correlates with clonal groups and not the source of isolation," FEMS Microbiology Letters, vol.
An aliquot of 1 mL of Yersinia enterocolitica fresh culture in brain heart infusion--BHI (Difco/BBL, Detroit, MI, USA)--was harvested by centrifugation at 4,000 xg for 5 min.
Specificity dependence between serological tests for diagnosing bovine brucellosis in Brucellafree farms showing false positive serological reactions due to Yersinia enterocolitica O:9.
An outbreak of Yersinia enterocolitica O:8 infections associated with pasteurized milk.
This study revealed high bacteria count of 3.52 x [10.sup.5] cfu/g in spoilt sweet pepper fruits sold in Kasuwan Daji and also revealed that sweet pepper fruits sold in Sokoto Metropolis contain organisms such as Bacillus megaterium, Bacillus licheniformis, Paenibacillus alvei, Enterobacter aerogenes, Proteus vulgaris, Staphylococcus auricularis, Yersinia enterocolitica, Aspergillus clavatus, Aspergillus flavus, and Fusarium poae respectively.
cereus, Micrococcus luteus and Staphylococcus aureus), Gram negative bacteria (Yersinia enterocolitica, Klebsiella oxytoca, Serratia marcescens, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa) and yeast (Candida albicans).
(4) Proposed inciting agents include EBV, (5) human herpesvirus 6 and human herpesvirus 8, (6) human immunodeficiency virus (7) and parvovirus B19, (8) and paramyxoviruses, parainfluenza virus, Yersinia enterocolitica, and toxoplasma.
The Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis species cause an inflammation of the intestines following food poisoning.