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Yersinia are Gram-negative straight or curved rods. Several strains are pathogenic in animals. Y. pestis causes the well-known bubonic plague, while Y. enterocolitica causes a form of gastroenteritis.
Yersinia belong to the Enterobacteria in the Class gamma - Proteobacteria (Volume 2)