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Yersinia Enterocolitica Infection: undercooked pork a common cause of food poisoning

Yersinia Enterocolitica Infection: undercooked pork a common cause of food poisoning

Updated with new data from 2018. Yersinia enterocolitica infection (Yersiniosis/Yersinia) is a food-borne illness primarily caused by the bacteria Yersinia enterocolitica. These bacteria are frequently isolated in soil, water, animals, and a variety of foods. Pigs are assumed to be the main carrier of Yersinia enterocolitica. The most common sources include: • undercooked pork •…