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By Elisabeth Carniel (auth.), Alzira Maria Paiva de Almeida, Nilma Cintra Leal (eds.)

This e-book is a suite of articles written by way of favourite scientists who amassed within the urban of Recife, Brazil, 23-27 October 2010, celebrating the tenth overseas Symposium on Yersinia. the development is held each 4 years in a distinct state and for the Yersinia 2010, an enticing and up-to-date application protecting advances in learn in Yersiniae used to be prepared. the key advances completed over the last 4 years because the final symposium held in Lexington, united states in 2006 have been divided into 8 chapters: Epidemiology, medical, Diagnostic and healing points; Ecology and Modeling; Genomic/Transcriptomics and massive Scale inhabitants; Immune reaction and Vaccine; Pathogenesis and Pathogenicity elements; mobile Yersiniology; Bacterial constitution and Metabolism: Roles in Pathogenesis and Bacterial way of life. the aim of the publication is to increase innovative wisdom on Yersinia mentioned in the course of the tenth foreign Symposium.

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Contrib Microbiol Immunol 9:14–21 Wuthe HH, Aleksic S (1997) Yersinia enterocolitica serovar 2a, wb, 3:b, c biovar 5 in hares and sheep. Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 110:176 3 Gains and Losses in Yersinia enterocolitica subsp. 1 Introduction Yersiniosis is a zoonotic disease of wild and domestic animals caused by enteropathogenic Yersinia, Y. pseudotuberculosis and Y. enterocolitica. Y. enterocolitica is associated with acute enteritis in the 3% of cases worldwide and reactive arthritis and erythema nodosum are the most common complications (Bottone 1999).

Enterocolitica sensu stricto from Y. enterocolitica-like bacteria that formed new species: Yersinia intermedia, Yersinia kristensenii, and Yersinia frederiksenii (Bercovier et al. 1980a; Alonso et al. 1975; Bercovier et al. 1979, 1980b, 1980c; Brenner et al. 1980a, 1980b; Ursing et al. 1980). This new classification was of major clinical importance as it allowed differentiating pathogenic Y. enterocolitica strains from the other nonpathogenic species. This major contribution was acknowledged by G.

Enterocolitica has been assembled into two subspecies, Y. enterocolitica subsp. enterocolitica for BT 1B and Y. enterocolitica subsp. palearctica for the BT 1A and BT 2–4 strains (Neubauer et al. 2000). The latter are low pathogenic and are responsible for most yersiniosis cases worldwide, with serobiotype O:3/4 accounting for most cases. However, there is growing evidence that also “nonpathogenic” 1A strains, being devoid of the classical yersinial virulence determinants, might cause animal and human disease with similar symptoms as well (Bhagat and Virdi 2010).

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