isolation of yersinia enterocolitica and yersinia pseudotuberculosis from human specimens and their drug-resistance in the niigata district of japan.a total number of 60 yersina strains (yersinia enterocolitica 58; yersinia pseudotuberculosis 2) were isolated from 58 patients who were more or less doubtful to yersinia infection in the niigata district. an etiologic significance with respect to serogroup and biovar was investigated from the following viewpoints, (1) serum agglutinin titer; (2) positive recovery in the follow-up; (3) relation of positive specimen to the inflammatory lesion, (4) comparison with the isolates from a healthy group ...1979535368
yersinia enterocolitica serovar o:8 infection in breeding monkeys in the period from december 2002 to january 2003, 5 of 50 squirrel monkeys (saimiri sciureus) housed at a zoological garden in the kanto region of japan died following a few days' history of diarrhea. after this outbreak had ended in the squirrel monkeys, 1 of 2 dark-handed gibbons (hylobates agilis) died in april of 2003, showing similar clinical signs. we examined the organs of 3 of the dead squirrel monkeys and of the dark-handed gibbon, and yersinia enterocolitica serovar o:8, which is the m ...200515665447
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