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Description:This photograph depicts the colonial growth pattern displayed by Yersinia enterocolitica bacteria growing on a blood agar plate (BAP) medium.
This Gram-negative bacteria is one of the causes of yersiniosis—an infection found mainly affecting children, which can cause fever, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, which is often bloody. Symptoms typically develop 4 - 7 days after exposure and may last 1 - 3 weeks or longer.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1976
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Links:CDC - Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases – Yersinia enterocolitica
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