Yersinia pestis

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a bacillus bacterium that causes the plague

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It can be assumed retrospectively that this boy (index case-patient 1) had been infected with Y.
Bramanti and her Mainz colleague Stephanie Hansch now cooperated with the University of Munich, the German Bundeswehr, and international scholars to solve the debate as to whether Y.
The same fleas used in this genetic study were used to confirm the presence of Y.
In the early stages of testing the IMB technology, ERRC scientists found that their beads could pick Y.
It might be thought that detecting a 25-bp deletion would be easy; however, detecting the 25 deleted bases in the near neighbor does not rule out the presence of Y.
A prominent neutrophilic infiltrate is present; however, because of F1, Y.
Boeckl, Images of Plague and Pestilence: Iconography and Iconology (2000), who brings evidence from art history to bear on the Y.
In their report, the scientists state that the study demonstrated the superior efficacy of Lipoquin compared to oral ciprofloxacin as post-exposure prophylaxis against Y.
Most (>83%) confirmed cases were bubonic plague, which most commonly results from flea bites, suggesting that these bites were the most common mode of Y.
The international team of researchers has for the first time been able to decode a circular genome important for explaining the virulence of Y.
Flea infested peridomestic rodents emanating from that pandemic unleashed a strain of surprisingly homogeneous (clonal), highly virulent Y.
Newer, rapid fluorescence-based immunosensors and immunostaining methods can detect the Y.
Using special mass spectrometers, the scientists are studying the proteins that are present when Y.
The genus Yersinia comprises 11 species, of which Y.