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Yersinia

Yersinia (family Enterobacteriaceae) A genus of Gram-negative bacteria in which the cells are ovoid or rod-shaped, and motile or non-motile. They occur as parasites and pathogens of humans, other mammals, birds, and fish. Y. pestis (formerly called Pasteurella pestis) is the causal agent of plague.

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Yersinia

Yersinia (yer-sin-iă) n. a genus of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic Gram-negative bacteria that are parasites of animals and humans. Y. pestis the cause of bubonic plague. Y. enterocolitica a cause of intestinal infections.

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