Yersinia infection

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Key articles

World Health Organization. WHO guidelines for plague management. May 2021 [internet publication].Full text

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

Reference articles

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