Yersinia for causing the disease yersiniosis

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Yersinia enters the bloodstream and attacks organs such as the liver, kidneys, and spleen. The lymphatic system is hit the hardest with this disease. Yersinia mostly causes plague and kills thousands of people at a time. Yersinia is transmitted mostly through flea bites, but also can be transmitted through other animals suck as rodents.



Yersinia causes extreme swelling and tender lymph glands that can grow up to the size of an egg. This typically happens in the groin, neck and armpits. This bacteria also causes high fever, chills, headache, and extreme exhaustion. This bacteria can also cause death in many cases.


Yersinia is carried mainly in fleas and rodents. In areas with high population in rodents and fleas are most affected by this bacteria.


When getting this bacteria, many people use antibiotic therapy or surgical therapy to keep the disease from worsening.