Yersinia pestis

Yersinia pestis is a facultative anaerobic, Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium of the Enterobacteriaceae family.

It is the pathogen of Black Death (zoonosis).

Yersinia pestis is mainly transmitted via the rat flea. Human-to-human transmission occurs via droplets.

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

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