three outbreaks of yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection.three outbreaks of yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection during 1982 to 1984 in okayama prefecture, japan are described. in outbreak a, yersinia pseudotuberculosis a causal organism was detected in 16 patients (serotype 5a). the latent period of the infection was 2 to 20 days estimating, from time of ingesting food suspected of being contaminated and onset of the illness. outbreak b and c occurred in remote mountain areas. in outbreak b, yersinia pseudotuberculosis bacilli were detected in the f ...19883142167
isolation of yersinia pseudotuberculosis from recent years, a number of sporadic or community infections of yersinia pseudotuberculosis were observed in several mountain area of okayama prefecture, japan. epidemiological observations strongly suggested that drinking water in those areas, i.e. non-chlorinated water from mountain stream or wells, must be the source of the infection, so we examined the waters from the epidemic areas to detect the organisms. the examinations revealed the germs in the waters; the contamination rate of water f ...19883140538
incidence of yersinia organism in hare in the northwestern region of okayama prefecture. 19846398397
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