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Yersinia intermedia

Yersinia intermedia is a Gram-negative species of bacteria[1] which uses rhamnose, melibiose, and raffinose. Its type strain is strain 3953 (=CIP 80-28 =ATCC 29909 =Bottone 48 =Chester 48). It has been found in fish,[2] and contains several biotypes.[3] It is not considered of clinical relevance, being isolted from humans in a routine manner.[4]


  1. ^ Brenner, Don J.; Bercovier, Hervé; Ursing, Jan; Alonso, Jean Michel; Steigerwalt, Arnold G.; Fanning, G. Richard; Carter, Geraldine P.; Mollaret, H. H. (1980). "Yersinia intermedia: A new species of enterobacteriaceae composed of rhamnose-positive, melibiose-positive, raffinose-positive strains (formerly calledYersinia enterocolitica orYersinia enterocolitica-like)". Current Microbiology 4 (4): 207–212. doi:10.1007/BF02605858. ISSN 0343-8651. 
  2. ^ Zamora, J.; Enriquez, R. (1987). "Yersinia enterocolitica, Yersinia frederiksenii and Yersinia intermedia in Cyprinus carpio (Linneo 1758)". Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Series B 34 (1-10): 155–159. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0450.1987.tb00381.x. ISSN 0931-1793. 
  3. ^ Martin, L.; Leclercq, A.; Savin, C.; Carniel, E. (2009). "Characterization of Atypical Isolates of Yersinia intermedia and Definition of Two New Biotypes". Journal of Clinical Microbiology 47 (8): 2377–2380. doi:10.1128/JCM.02512-08. ISSN 0095-1137. 
  4. ^ Punsalang A, Edinger R, Nolte FS (May 1987). "Identification and characterization of Yersinia intermedia isolated from human feces". Journal of Clinical Microbiology 25 (5): 859–62. PMC 266104. PMID 3584421. Retrieved 2013-07-10. 

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Babujee, Lavanya; Balakrishnan, Venkatesh; Kiley, Patricia J.; Glasner, Jeremy D.; Perna, Nicole T. (October 2013). "Transcriptome Changes Associated with Anaerobic Growth in Yersinia intermedia". Plos One 8 (10). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0076567. 

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