Yersiniae other than Y. enterocolitica, Y. pseudotuberculosis, and Y. pestis: the ignored species.

@article{Sulakvelidze2000YersiniaeOT,
  title={Yersiniae other than Y. enterocolitica, Y. pseudotuberculosis, and Y. pestis: the ignored species.},
  author={Alexander Sulakvelidze},
  journal={Microbes and infection},
  year={2000},
  volume={2 5},
  pages={497-513}
}
The genus Yersinia is composed of 11 species, of which three (Y. pestis, Y. pseudotuberculosis, and Y. enterocolitica) have been exhaustively characterized. The remaining eight species (Y. frederiksenii, Y. intermedia, Y. kristensenii, Y. bercovieri, Y. mollaretii, Y. rohdei, Y. ruckeri, and Y. aldovae) have not been studied extensively and, because of the absence of classical Yersinia virulence markers, are generally considered to be nonpathogenic. However, recent data suggest that some of… CONTINUE READING

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