Yersinia enterocolitica: guidelines for serologic diagnosis of human infections.

  title={Yersinia enterocolitica: guidelines for serologic diagnosis of human infections.},
  author={Edward J. Bottone and Daniel Joseph Sheehan},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  volume={5 5},
In the United States the diagnosis of human infection due to Yersinia enterocolitica is usually achieved by recovery of the microorganism. Serology as a diagnostic adjunct has been used minimally because of the absence of sufficient guidelines for interpretation of agglutinin titers. The serologic response among three groups of subjects (control, febrile, and infected) was assessed, and the serologic diagnosis of Y. enterocolitica infection was found to be multifactorial. Except in well… CONTINUE READING

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