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Yersinia is a genus of bacteria in the family Enterobacteriaceae. Yersinia are Gram-negative rod shaped bacteria, a few micrometers long and fractions of a micrometer in diameter, and are facultative anaerobes. Some members of Yersinia are pathogenic in humans; in particular, Yersinia pestis|Y. pestis is the causative agent of the Plague (disease)|plague. Rodents are the natural reservoirs of Yersinia; less frequently other mammals serve as the Host (biology)|host. Infection may occur either through blood (in the case of Yersinia pestis|Y. pestis) or in an alimentary fashion, occasionally via consumption of food products (especially vegetables, milk-derived products and meat) contaminated with...
TaxId: 444888 Yersinia [mantids] Sequences: nucleotide, protein
TaxId: 629 Yersinia [enterobacteria] Sequences: nucleotide, protein