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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Which species?: The genus Yersinia includes pestis (cause of plague), enterocolitica and pseudotuberculosis. Each can produce severe and potentially life-threatening ... Read More
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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Most of time okay...: I assume you're talking about the yersinia that causes diarrhea and abd discomfort. Most cases do not merit treatment. In people with co-morbidities ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Which species?: The genus Yersinia includes pestis (cause of plague), enterocolitica and pseudotuberculosis. Each can produce severe and potentially life-threatening ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Causes diarrhea...: As well as abdominal pain and fever. Most of the time the illness gets better on it's own and no antibiotics are treatment. In people with co-morbid ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Yersinia pestis is the bacteria that causes plague. It occurs naturally in nature. It infects various rodents and is spread to people through flea bit ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Diarrhea..: Diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever. Sometimes nasuea and vomiting. Most of the time, the symptoms get better on their own.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yersinia: Yersinia = Enterobacteriaceae bacteria which can cause infections.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Plague: Most of the cases of plague reported to the world health organization are from africa, asia and south america.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Plague: Yersinia pestis, the cause of plague, only transmits from person to person via the respiratory route from a patient with pneumonic plague. Respiratory ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Low on the list!: Based on the large number of questions on this website about Yersinia pestis, there's clearly someone out there who is very worried about plague! Pla ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Plague: Yersinia pestis replicates like other bacteria. It grows well in rodents and fleas as well as other mammals like humans.

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