yersiniosis


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yer·sin·i·o·sis

(yer-sin'ē-ō'sis),
A common human infectious disease caused by Yersinia enterocolitica and marked by diarrhea, enteritis, pseudoappendicitis, ileitis, erythema nodosum, and sometimes septicemia or acute arthritis.

yersiniosis

(yər-sĭn′ē-ō′sĭs)
n.
An intestinal disease with symptoms resembling those of appendicitis, occurring chiefly in children and young adults and caused by a species of yersinia (Yersinia enterocolitica) that infects humans and animals.

yer·sin·i·o·sis

(yĕr-sin'ē-ō'sis)
A common human infectious disease caused by Yersinia enterocolitica marked by diarrhea, enteritis, pseudoappendicitis, ileitis, erythema nodosum, and sometimes septicemia or acute arthritis.

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.

yer·sin·i·o·sis

(yĕr-sin'ē-ō'sis)
A common human infectious disease caused by Yersinia enterocolitica marked by diarrhea, enteritis, pseudoappendicitis, ileitis, erythema nodosum, and sometimes septicemia or acute arthritis.
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In Southeast Asian countries, few reports are available on the incidence of yersiniosis [7, 8].
The presence of strains harboring all of these virulence genes in Brazil is a potential threat to young children and immunocompromised individuals, for whom yersiniosis can represent a significant source of morbidity and mortality.
Mesenteric lymphadenitis has also been observed in the context of well-defined zoonotic infections such as yersiniosis (caused either by Yersinia enterocolitica or by Yersinia pseudotuberculosis) and nontyphoidal Salmonella infection.
Erythema nodosum can accompany arthritis in patients with sarcoidosis (13), histoplasmosis (14), coccidiomycosis (15), yersiniosis (16), and Chlamydia pneumonia (17).
pseudotuberculosis, are the most common causative agents of Yersiniosis, a self-limiting gastrointestinal disease which is transmitted via the faecal oral-route (1-3).
A suite of chapters then discuss specific vaccinations against vibriosis, furunculosis, photobacteriosis, enteric septicemia, yersiniosis, streptococcosis and lactococcosis, piscirickettsiosis, bacterial kidney disease, Flavobacteriaceae, viral hemorrhagic septicemia and necrosis, infectious pancreatic necrosis, infectious salmon anemia, koi herpesvirus disease, Salmonid alphavirus, and Betanodavirus.
(2.) See USDA National Wildlife Research Center, Rodent Ecology and Plague in North America by Gary W Winner (2004) at para 3, online: University of Nebraska--Lincoln <http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/ viewcontent.cgi?article = 1395&context = icwdm_usdanwrc>, citing Peter W Gasper & Rowena P Watson, "Plague and Yersiniosis", 3d ed in Elizabeth S Williams & Ian K Barker, eds, Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals (Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, 2001) 331.
To our knowledge, this is the first case of yersiniosis to be reported in Puerto Rico.
In a previous unpublished study by TPH (2011) for cases reported from 2006-2009, 1.7% of all (includes Campylobacter enteritis, amebiasis, giardiasis, yersiniosis) LRE cases reported working in sensitive occupations (i.e., health care, food preparation, or in a daycare centre).
coli infection 94 Leptospirosis 90 Rabies 87 Hantavirus infection 84 West Nile disease 80 Spotted fever, tick-borne 77 Brucellosis 74 Toxoplasmosis 71 Venezuelan equine encephalitis 68 Medium-priority value Listeriosis 65 (from percentile 0.66 Anthrax 61 to percentile 0.33) Campylobacteriosis 58 Zoonotic tuberculosis 54 Western equine encephalitis 52 Flea- and lice-borne typhus 48 Yersiniosis 43 Cysticercosis 43 Trypanosomiasis (Chagas) 39 Yellow fever 36 Low-priority value Echinococcosis 32 (from percentile 0.33 Criptosporidiosis 28 to minimum score) Chlamydiosis 28 Cat scratch disease 23 Toxocariasis 20 Leishmaniasis 16 Borreliosis 13 Trichinellosis 9 Dermatophytosis (ringworm) 6 Scabies 3 Ancylostomiasis 0 TABLE 3.
enterocolitica is most often associated with yersiniosis.