Yersiniosis (Yersinia species)
Yersiniosis is an infectious disease caused by enteric bacteria of the genus Yersinia. In the United States, most human illness is caused by one species, Y. enterocolitica. Y. enterocolitica is a relatively infrequent cause of diarrhea and abdominal pain.
- Causes and Symptoms of Yersiniosis
Yersinia enterocolitica facts, including common symptoms and how the disease is spread.
- Preventing Yersiniosis
Learn how to minimize your risk of Yersinia enterocolitica infection.
- Reporting Yersiniosis
Healthcare providers and clinical laboratories are required to report cases and suspect cases to the Minnesota Department of Health.