the first imported human case of yersinia pseudotuberculosis serotype o1 septicemia presents with acute appendicitis-like syndrome in taiwan.human nonplague yersiniosis occurs more commonly in temperate regions than in tropical or subtropical regions. in taiwan, which is located in a subtropical region of southeast asia, only environmental isolates and human infection of yersinia enterocolitica were reported, but a human case of y. pseudotuberculosis infection had not been identified. we report the first person with y. pseudotuberculosis serotype o1 septicemia who presented with acute appendicitis-like syndrome and who was probably c ...201425103079
introduction into japan of pathogenic yersinia through imported pork, beef and fowl.yersinia was isolated from imported raw meat and fowl products by hela cell treatment and conventional koh-treatment, to obtain information on the origin of pathogenic yersinia in japan. forty-one strains of yersinia enterocolitica and one strain of yersinia pseudotuberculosis, serotype 4b were isolated from 38 (3.0%) of 1278 samples of pork, two (0.3%) of 612 samples of beef and two (0.3%) of 615 samples of chicken. y. enterocolitica isolates belonged to b:4/o:3 (biotype/serotype, 15 strains), ...19979105929
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