Epidemiologic investigations of Yersinia enterocolitica and related species: sources, frequency, and serogroup distribution.

@article{Bissett1990EpidemiologicIO,
  title={Epidemiologic investigations of Yersinia enterocolitica and related species: sources, frequency, and serogroup distribution.},
  author={M L Bissett and Christopher Powers and Sharon L. Abbott and J. Michael Janda},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={910-2}
}
During an 11-year period (1978 to 1989), over 300 strains of Yersinia spp. (excluding Y. pestis and Y. pseudotuberculosis) were recovered from a variety of gastrointestinal and extraintestinal sites in patients in California. Over the 11-year period, Y. enterocolitica serogroup O:3 predominated, although a shift in the relative frequency of this serogroup… CONTINUE READING