Pathogens

Yersinia enterocolitica
(bacterium)

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

Yersinia enterocolitica is a Gram-negative, aerobic and facultative anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium. It belongs to the Enterobacteriaceae family.

Yersinia enterocolitica triggers intestinal and extraintestinal yersiniosis, involving a broad spectrum of symptoms, e.g. enteritis or lymphadenitis.

Transmission mainly occurs via contaminated water and food respectively.

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