Yersinia pestis

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Yersinia pestis
Yersinia pestis.jpg
A scannin electron micrograph depictin a mass o Yersinia pestis bacteria in the foregut o an infectit flech
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Kinrick: Eubacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Cless: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Enterobacteriales
Faimily: Enterobacteriaceae
Genus: Yersinia
Species: Y. pestis
Binomial name
Yersinia pestis
(Lehmann & Neumann, 1896)
van Loghem, 1944
Synonyms

Bacillus

  • Bacille de la peste
    Yersin, 1894
  • Bacterium pestis
    Lehmann & Neumann, 1896
  • Pasteurella pestis
    (Lehmann & Neumann, 1896) Holland, 1920

Yersinia pestis[1] (umwhile Pasteurella pestis) is a Gram-negative, rod-shapit coccobacillus, a facultative anaerobic organism that can infect humans via the oriental ratton flech.[2] It causes the deidly disease cried bubonic plague (or "the plague" colloquially).[3][4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Sutyak, Katya. "Yersinia Pestis." University of Connecticut. University of Connecticut, n.d. Web. 10 Nov. 2015.
  2. Ryan KJ, Ray CG, eds. (2004). Sherris Medical Microbiology (4th ed.). McGraw Hill. pp. 484–488. ISBN 0-8385-8529-9. 
  3. http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/site/index.php?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=BH-20150621-48754-USA
  4. CDC http://www.cdc.gov/plague/