Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is a Gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacterium. It belongs to the Enterobacteriaceae family.
The bacterium may elicit intestinal and extraintestinal yersiniosis, involving a broad spectrum of symptoms, e.g. enteritis or lymphadenitis.
The main transmission path is direct or indirect contact with contaminated persons or objects.
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