Yersinia enterocolitica

Definition

Food

  • food poisoning bacteria related to the plague organism. It is found in pork and raw milk and will grow at temperatures below 10°C. The incubation period is not known, the duration is 3 plus days and the symptoms are abdominal pain, fever, headache, malaise, vomiting, nausea and chills. Common in Scandinavia and the USA.
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