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Yersinia - million deaths The"black death" again...

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Yersinia ORGANISM: Genus: Yersinia Species: pestis , enterocolitica GENERAL CONCEPTS: The organism Yersinia pestis is responsible for the plague, a disease that has an extremely important place in human history . During the 6th century AD, the plague ravaged the known world over a 50 year period causing 100
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Unformatted text preview: million deaths. The "black death" again devastated Europe during the 14th century over a 5 year period causing 25 million deaths (25% of the European population). • Other species of Yersinia generally produce a self-limiting gastroenteritis....
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