Yersinia infection


Key articles

Nelson CA, Meaney-Delman D, Fleck-Derderian S, et al. Antimicrobial treatment and prophylaxis of plague: recommendations for naturally acquired infections and bioterrorism response. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2021 Jul 16;70(3):1-27.Full text  Abstract

World Health Organization. Plague manual: epidemiology, distribution, surveillance and control. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 1999.Full text

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