yersinia pseudotuberculosis infections

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Summary: Infections with bacteria of the species YERSINIA PSEUDOTUBERCULOSIS.

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  1. Welsh R, Ely R, Holland R. Epizootic of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in a wildlife park. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1992;201:142-4 pubmed
    ..People in contact with infected animals should use extreme caution and use good sanitary precautions to preclude transmission of this agent...
  2. Fukushima H, Sato T, Nagasako R, Takeda I. Acute mesenteric lymphadenitis due to Yersinia pseudotuberculosis lacking a virulence plasmid. J Clin Microbiol. 1991;29:1271-5 pubmed
    ..6) cells per g within 4 days. These findings suggest that pYV- Y. pseudotuberculosis was the causative agent of acute mesenteric lymphadenitis in the absence of gastroenteritis...
  3. Auerbuch V, Isberg R. Growth of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in mice occurs independently of Toll-like receptor 2 expression and induction of interleukin-10. Infect Immun. 2007;75:3561-70 pubmed
    ..Therefore, the absence of TLR2 alone does not affect the cytokine response of macrophages to, or the in vivo growth and survival of, enteropathogenic Yersinia...
  4. Aili M, Isaksson E, Carlsson S, Wolf Watz H, Rosqvist R, Francis M. Regulation of Yersinia Yop-effector delivery by translocated YopE. Int J Med Microbiol. 2008;298:183-92 pubmed
    ..This may be a general feature of T3S-associated GAP proteins, since two homologues from Pseudomonas aeruginosa, exoenzyme S (ExoS) and exoenzyme T (ExoT), can complement the hyper-translocation phenotypes of the yopE GAP mutant...
  5. Kumar S, Balakrishna K, Agarwal G, Merwyn S, Rai G, Batra H, et al. Th1-type immune response to infection by pYV-cured phoP-phoQ null mutant of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is defective in mouse model. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2009;95:91-100 pubmed publisher
    ..We can thus suggest that the Th1-type immune response of the phoP-phoQ null mutant of Y. pseudotuberculosis is diminished in mice...
  6. Marceau M, Sebbane F, Ewann F, Collyn F, Lindner B, Campos M, et al. The pmrF polymyxin-resistance operon of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is upregulated by the PhoP-PhoQ two-component system but not by PmrA-PmrB, and is not required for virulence. Microbiology. 2004;150:3947-57 pubmed
    ..typhimurium. The marked differences in pmrF operon regulation in these two phylogenetically close bacterial species may be related to their dissimilar lifestyles...
  7. Abe J, Onimaru M, Matsumoto S, Noma S, Baba K, Ito Y, et al. Clinical role for a superantigen in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection. J Clin Invest. 1997;99:1823-30 pubmed
    ..Together, these findings suggest that YPM was produced in vivo and played an important role in the pathogenesis of Y. pseudotuberculosis infection...
  8. Monnazzi L, Carlos I, de Medeiros B. Influence of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis outer proteins (Yops) on interleukin-12, tumor necrosis factor alpha and nitric oxide production by peritoneal macrophages. Immunol Lett. 2004;94:91-8 pubmed
    ..The results suggest that Yops may suppress IL-12, TNF-alpha, and NO production and that the most important proteins involved in this suppression are YopE and YopH...
  9. Fredriksson Ahomaa M, Wacheck S, Bonke R, Stephan R. Different enteropathogenic Yersinia strains found in wild boars and domestic pigs. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2011;8:733-7 pubmed publisher
    ..More wild boar strains should be isolated to show that wild boars and domestic pigs are reservoirs for different Y. enterocolitica and Y. pseudotuberculosis strains...

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  1. Davis A, Mecsas J. Mutations in the Yersinia pseudotuberculosis type III secretion system needle protein, YscF, that specifically abrogate effector translocation into host cells. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:83-97 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, the identification of YscF residues that are required for the assembly of the translocon and/or productive interactions with the translocon has allowed us to initiate the mapping of the needle-translocon interface...
  2. Garrity Ryan L, Kim O, Balada Llasat J, Bartlett V, Verma A, Fisher M, et al. Small molecule inhibitors of LcrF, a Yersinia pseudotuberculosis transcription factor, attenuate virulence and limit infection in a murine pneumonia model. Infect Immun. 2010;78:4683-90 pubmed publisher
    ..The MAR family of transcription factors is well conserved, with members playing central roles in pathogenesis across bacterial genera; thus, the inhibitors could have broad applicability. ..
  3. Grabenstein J, Marceau M, Pujol C, Simonet M, Bliska J. The response regulator PhoP of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is important for replication in macrophages and for virulence. Infect Immun. 2004;72:4973-84 pubmed
    ..pseudotuberculosis phoP mutant was 100-fold less virulent than the wild-type strain in a murine intestinal infection model, suggesting that survival and replication in macrophages are important for Y. pseudotuberculosis pathogenesis...
  4. Dahlgren M, Zetterström C, Gylfe S, Linusson A, Elofsson M. Statistical molecular design of a focused salicylidene acylhydrazide library and multivariate QSAR of inhibition of type III secretion in the Gram-negative bacterium Yersinia. Bioorg Med Chem. 2010;18:2686-703 pubmed publisher
    ..Y. pseudotuberculosis and C. trachomatis cell-based infection models showed that compounds identified in this study are selective and non-toxic inhibitors of T3S dependent virulence...
  5. Deacon A, Hay A, Duncan J. Septicemia due to Yersinia pseudotuberculosis--a case report. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2003;9:1118-9 pubmed
    ..A case report is presented concerning Yersinia pseudotuberculosis septicemia presenting as an acute abdominal emergency in an elderly diabetic man with multiple medical problems...
  6. Jalava K, Hakkinen M, Valkonen M, Nakari U, Palo T, Hallanvuo S, et al. An outbreak of gastrointestinal illness and erythema nodosum from grated carrots contaminated with Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. J Infect Dis. 2006;194:1209-16 pubmed
    ..In May 2003, a cluster of gastrointestinal illness and erythema nodosum was detected among schoolchildren who had eaten lunches prepared by the same institutional kitchen...
  7. Leo J, Skurnik M. Adhesins of human pathogens from the genus Yersinia. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2011;715:1-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Also the plasminogen activator of Y. pestis can mediate adherence to host cells. Although the adhesins of the pathogenic yersiniae have been studied extensively, their exact roles in the biology of infection remain elusive...
  8. Meinzer U, Barreau F, Esmiol Welterlin S, Jung C, Villard C, Léger T, et al. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis effector YopJ subverts the Nod2/RICK/TAK1 pathway and activates caspase-1 to induce intestinal barrier dysfunction. Cell Host Microbe. 2012;11:337-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, YopJ alters intestinal permeability and promotes the dissemination of Yersinia as well as commensal bacteria by exploiting the mucosal inflammatory response...
  9. McPhee J, Mena P, Zhang Y, Bliska J. Interleukin-10 induction is an important virulence function of the Yersinia pseudotuberculosis type III effector YopM. Infect Immun. 2012;80:2519-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, by experimentally controlling IL-10 levels in a mouse infection model, we obtained evidence that the induction of this cytokine is an important mechanism by which YopM contributes to Y. pseudotuberculosis virulence...
  10. Fukushima H, Matsuda Y, Seki R, Tsubokura M, Takeda N, Shubin F, et al. Geographical heterogeneity between Far Eastern and Western countries in prevalence of the virulence plasmid, the superantigen Yersinia pseudotuberculosis-derived mitogen, and the high-pathogenicity island among Yersinia pseudotuberculosis strains. J Clin Microbiol. 2001;39:3541-7 pubmed
    ..This new information is useful for a better understanding of the evolution and spread of Y. pseudotuberculosis...
  11. Crimmins G, Mohammadi S, Green E, Bergman M, Isberg R, Mecsas J. Identification of MrtAB, an ABC transporter specifically required for Yersinia pseudotuberculosis to colonize the mesenteric lymph nodes. PLoS Pathog. 2012;8:e1002828 pubmed publisher
    ..Indeed, MrtAB appears to function as an efflux pump, as the ATPase activity enhances resistance to ethidium bromide while increasing sensitivity to pyocyanin, consistent with export across the inner membrane...
  12. Laukkanen R, Martínez P, Siekkinen K, Ranta J, Maijala R, Korkeala H. Transmission of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in the pork production chain from farm to slaughterhouse. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:5444-50 pubmed publisher
    ..On farms, contact with pest animals and the outside environment and a rise in the number of pigs on the farm appear to increase the prevalence of Y. pseudotuberculosis...
  13. Tertti R, Vuento R, Mikkola P, Granfors K, Mäkelä A, Toivanen A. Clinical manifestations of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection in children. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 1989;8:587-91 pubmed
    ..Only one patient developed reactive arthritis. Analysis showed that a remarkable proportion of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infections may be subclinical, and that individual Yersinia pseudotuberculosis strains may have different ..
  14. Bergman M, Loomis W, Mecsas J, Starnbach M, Isberg R. CD8(+) T cells restrict Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection: bypass of anti-phagocytosis by targeting antigen-presenting cells. PLoS Pathog. 2009;5:e1000573 pubmed publisher
  15. Bergsbaken T, Cookson B. Innate immune response during Yersinia infection: critical modulation of cell death mechanisms through phagocyte activation. J Leukoc Biol. 2009;86:1153-8 pubmed publisher
  16. Fisher M, Castillo C, Mecsas J. Intranasal inoculation of mice with Yersinia pseudotuberculosis causes a lethal lung infection that is dependent on Yersinia outer proteins and PhoP. Infect Immun. 2007;75:429-42 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, this lung infection model with Y. pseudotuberculosis can be used to test potential therapeutics against Yersinia and other gram-negative infections in lungs...
  17. Matero P, Pasanen T, Laukkanen R, Tissari P, Tarkka E, Vaara M, et al. Real-time multiplex PCR assay for detection of Yersinia pestis and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. APMIS. 2009;117:34-44 pubmed publisher
    ..pestis or Y. pseudotuberculosis total DNA. The sensitivity of the tetraplex assay was determined to be 1 cfu for the ypo2088 and pla probe labelled with FAM and JOE fluorescent dyes, respectively...
  18. Hudson K, Bouton A. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis adhesins regulate tissue-specific colonization and immune cell localization in a mouse model of systemic infection. Infect Immun. 2006;74:6487-90 pubmed
    ..YadA decreased liver colonization but promoted growth within the lung. The persistence of leukocytes within liver microabscesses correlated with enhanced colonization and lack of adhesin expression...
  19. Rosso M, Chauvaux S, Dessein R, Laurans C, Frangeul L, Lacroix C, et al. Growth of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in human plasma: impacts on virulence and metabolic gene expression. BMC Microbiol. 2008;8:211 pubmed publisher
    ..However, in immunocompromised patients, the microorganism may disseminate from the digestive tract and thus cause a systemic infection with septicemia...
  20. Rimhanen Finne R, Niskanen T, Hallanvuo S, Makary P, Haukka K, Pajunen S, et al. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis causing a large outbreak associated with carrots in Finland, 2006. Epidemiol Infect. 2009;137:342-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To prevent future outbreaks, instructions in improved hygiene practices on the handling of raw carrots have been issued to farmers, vegetable-processing plants and institutional kitchens...
  21. Logsdon L, Mecsas J. The proinflammatory response induced by wild-type Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection inhibits survival of yop mutants in the gastrointestinal tract and Peyer's patches. Infect Immun. 2006;74:1516-27 pubmed
    ..Thus, competition studies with wild-type yersiniae reveal critical roles of Yops in combating host responses to a normal virulent infection...
  22. Antinori A, Paglia M, Marconi P, Festa A, Alba L, Boumis E, et al. Short Communication: Yersinia pseudotuberculosis septicemia in an HIV-infected patient failed HAART. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004;20:709-10 pubmed
    ..Specific amplicons for inv, yadA, and lcrF genes showed the pathogenetic potential of the Y. pseudotuberculosis serotype O1 isolate. A favorable clinical response to ceftriaxone and levofloxacin was observed...
  23. Jalava K, Hallanvuo S, Nakari U, Ruutu P, Kela E, Heinäsmäki T, et al. Multiple outbreaks of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infections in Finland. J Clin Microbiol. 2004;42:2789-91 pubmed
    ..Four major pulsed-field gel electrophoresis profiles were identified. A case-control study of 25 case patients and 71 healthy controls identified eating outside the home as a risk factor for infection...
  24. Carnoy C, Mullet C, Müller Alouf H, Leteurtre E, Simonet M. Superantigen YPMa exacerbates the virulence of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in mice. Infect Immun. 2000;68:2553-9 pubmed
    ..Our data show that the superantigenic toxin YPMa contributes to the virulence of Y. pseudotuberculosis in systemic infection in mice...
  25. Karlyshev A, Oyston P, Williams K, Clark G, Titball R, Winzeler E, et al. Application of high-density array-based signature-tagged mutagenesis to discover novel Yersinia virulence-associated genes. Infect Immun. 2001;69:7810-9 pubmed
    ..The combination of optimized double tag sequences and high-density array hybridization technology offers improved performance, efficiency, and reliability over classical STM and permits quantitative analysis of data...
  26. Vincent P, Leclercq A, Martin L, Duez J, Simonet M, Carniel E. Sudden onset of pseudotuberculosis in humans, France, 2004-05. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008;14:1119-22 pubmed publisher
    ..This increase represents transient amplification of a pathogen endemic to the area and may be related to increased prevalence of the pathogen in rodent reservoirs...
  27. Press N, Fyfe M, Bowie W, Kelly M. Clinical and microbiological follow-up of an outbreak of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis serotype Ib. Scand J Infect Dis. 2001;33:523-6 pubmed
    ..The post-infectious pathogenicity of Y. pseudotuberculosis serotype lb is lower than that documented for other serotypes. Antibiotic use did not significantly alter the reported clinical course of illness...
  28. Julio S, Heithoff D, Provenzano D, Klose K, Sinsheimer R, Low D, et al. DNA adenine methylase is essential for viability and plays a role in the pathogenesis of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis and Vibrio cholerae. Infect Immun. 2001;69:7610-5 pubmed
    ..Dysregulation of Dam activity may provide a means for the development of vaccines against varied bacterial pathogens...
  29. Hallanvuo S, Nuorti P, Nakari U, Siitonen A. Molecular epidemiology of the five recent outbreaks of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in Finland. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2003;529:309-12 pubmed
  30. Logsdon L, Mecsas J. Requirement of the Yersinia pseudotuberculosis effectors YopH and YopE in colonization and persistence in intestinal and lymph tissues. Infect Immun. 2003;71:4595-607 pubmed
  31. Pisano F, Kochut A, Uliczka F, Geyer R, Stolz T, Thiermann T, et al. In vivo-induced InvA-like autotransporters Ifp and InvC of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis promote interactions with intestinal epithelial cells and contribute to virulence. Infect Immun. 2012;80:1050-64 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings support a role for the adhesins in modulating host-pathogen interactions that are important for immune defense...
  32. Alrutz M, Srivastava A, Wong K, D SOUZA SCHOREY C, Tang M, Ch Ng L, et al. Efficient uptake of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis via integrin receptors involves a Rac1-Arp 2/3 pathway that bypasses N-WASP function. Mol Microbiol. 2001;42:689-703 pubmed
    ..Uptake was unaffected by the absence of these proteins, indicating that beta1 integrin signalling from Rac1 to Arp 2/3 can occur in the absence of N-WASP function...
  33. Nuorti J, Niskanen T, Hallanvuo S, Mikkola J, Kela E, Hatakka M, et al. A widespread outbreak of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis O:3 infection from iceberg lettuce. J Infect Dis. 2004;189:766-74 pubmed
    ..In Finland, clinical microbiology laboratories routinely report Y. pseudotuberculosis isolations and submit isolates for serotype analysis. In October 1998, the number of serotype O:3 infections increased markedly...
  34. Barnes P, Bergman M, Mecsas J, Isberg R. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis disseminates directly from a replicating bacterial pool in the intestine. J Exp Med. 2006;203:1591-601 pubmed
    ..pseudotuberculosis to successfully establish replication in the intestinal lumen and does not result from ordered spread leading from the intestine to regional lymph nodes before dissemination...
  35. Inoue M, Nakashima H, Ishida T, Tsubokura M. Three outbreaks of yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection. Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg B. 1988;186:504-11 pubmed
  36. Pouillot F, Derbise A, Kukkonen M, Foulon J, Korhonen T, Carniel E. Evaluation of O-antigen inactivation on Pla activity and virulence of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis harbouring the pPla plasmid. Microbiology. 2005;151:3759-68 pubmed
    ..pseudotuberculosis a higher pathogenicity potential. These results also suggest that acquisition of pPla may not have been sufficient to confer an immediate higher pathogenic potential to the ancestor Y. pestis strain...
  37. Brodsky I, Medzhitov R. Reduced secretion of YopJ by Yersinia limits in vivo cell death but enhances bacterial virulence. PLoS Pathog. 2008;4:e1000067 pubmed publisher
    ..pseudotuberculosis, and that intermediate levels of YopJ-mediated cytotoxicity are necessary for maximal systemic virulence of this bacterial pathogen...
  38. Edelmann M, Kramer H, Altun M, Kessler B. Post-translational modification of the deubiquitinating enzyme otubain 1 modulates active RhoA levels and susceptibility to Yersinia invasion. FEBS J. 2010;277:2515-30 pubmed publisher
    ..This effect is modulated by post-translational modifications of OTUB1, suggesting a new entry point for manipulating Yersinia interactions with the host. ..
  39. Zhang Y, Mena P, Romanov G, Lin J, Smiley S, Bliska J. A protective epitope in type III effector YopE is a major CD8 T cell antigen during primary infection with Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Infect Immun. 2012;80:206-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Determining the features of YopE that are important for this response will lead to a better understanding of how protective CD8 T cell immunity is generated against Yersinia and other pathogens with type III secretion systems. ..
  40. Brubaker R. Intermediary metabolism, Na+, the low calcium-response, and acute disease. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2007;603:116-29 pubmed
    ..Occurrence of this event in vivo would radically alter the equilibrium of host amino acid pools thereby contributing to enhanced lethality. ..
  41. Maia J, Monnazzi L, Medeiros B. Role of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis outer proteins (Yops) in murine humoral immune response. Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2009;54:239-45 pubmed publisher
    ..The infection of mice provoked suppression in the production of immunoglobulins by splenic B cells and that YopH, YopJ and YpkA must be involved here. ..
  42. Zhang W, Wang Y, Song Y, Wang T, Xu S, Peng Z, et al. A type VI secretion system regulated by OmpR in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis functions to maintain intracellular pH homeostasis. Environ Microbiol. 2013;15:557-69 pubmed publisher
    ..pseudotuberculosis for acid resistance, but also reveal that T6SS, a bacteria secretion system known to be functional in protein transportation has an unexpected function in H(+) extrusion under acid conditions...
  43. Tahara M, Baba K, Waki K, Arakaki Y. Analysis of Kawasaki disease showing elevated antibody titres of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Acta Paediatr. 2006;95:1661-4 pubmed
    ..0%) (p=0.004). Our data suggest that Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection might play a role in the developing mechanism of poor response to therapy and the tendency to develop coronary artery lesions in Kawasaki disease patients. ..
  44. Logsdon L, Mecsas J. A non-invasive quantitative assay to measure murine intestinal inflammation using the neutrophil marker lactoferrin. J Immunol Methods. 2006;313:183-90 pubmed
  45. Shwimmer A, Freed M, Blum S, Khatib N, Weissblit L, Friedman S, et al. Mastitis caused by Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in Israeli dairy cattle and public health implications. Zoonoses Public Health. 2007;54:353-7 pubmed
    ..All but two of the cows were culled. The literature describing cases of bovine mastitis caused by Y. pseudotuberculosis is reviewed and the human public health implications are discussed. ..
  46. Jung C, Meinzer U, Montcuquet N, Thachil E, Chateau D, Thiébaut R, et al. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis disrupts intestinal barrier integrity through hematopoietic TLR-2 signaling. J Clin Invest. 2012;122:2239-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, Y. pseudotuberculosis subverts intestinal barrier function by altering the interplay between immune and epithelial cells during infection. ..
  47. Navascués A, Etxeberría D, García Irure J, Dorronsoro I. [Bacteriemia and hepatic abscess secondary to Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection]. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2005;23:47-8 pubmed
  48. Voskressenskaya E, Klimov V, Tseneva G, Carniel E, Foulon J, Chesnokova M. Molecular epidemiological characterization of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis circulating in different geographic areas of the Russian Federation. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2003;529:391-4 pubmed
  49. Bhaduri S, Phillips J. Growth model of a plasmid-bearing virulent strain of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in raw ground beef. Zoonoses Public Health. 2011;58:77-84 pubmed publisher
  50. Julio S, Heithoff D, Sinsheimer R, Low D, Mahan M. DNA adenine methylase overproduction in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis alters YopE expression and secretion and host immune responses to infection. Infect Immun. 2002;70:1006-9 pubmed
  51. Pavlinich S, Logvinenko A, Epshteĭn L, Pokrovskiĭ V, Kalenik T, Timchenko N. [Experimental study on the effect of low molecular DNA from salmon milt in pseudotuberculosis infection]. Antibiot Khimioter. 2004;49:16-8 pubmed
    ..nDNA decreased contamination of the epithelial cells by the microbe in vitro and prevented the lethal effect of the Y. pseudotuberculosis toxins on the mice. ..
  52. Garbom S, Olofsson M, Björnfot A, Srivastava M, Robinson V, Oyston P, et al. Phenotypic characterization of a virulence-associated protein, VagH, of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis reveals a tight link between VagH and the type III secretion system. Microbiology. 2007;153:1464-73 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, the vagH mutant exhibits a virulence phenotype similar to that of a T3SS-negative mutant, indicating a tight link between VagH and type III secretion in Y. pseudotuberculosis. ..
  53. Nakamura S, Settai S, Hayashidani H, Urabe T, Namai S, Une Y. Outbreak of yersiniosis in Egyptian rousette bats (Rousettus aegyptiacus) caused by Yersinia pseudotuberculosis serotype 4b. J Comp Pathol. 2013;148:410-3 pubmed publisher
    ..YPMa is as a superantigenic toxin that is associated with acute systemic infection in man and may contribute to the virulence of Y. pseudotuberculosis in bats...
  54. Hannu T, Mattila L, Nuorti J, Ruutu P, Mikkola J, Siitonen A, et al. Reactive arthritis after an outbreak of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis serotype O:3 infection. Ann Rheum Dis. 2003;62:866-9 pubmed
    ..To determine the occurrence and clinical characteristics of reactive arthritis (ReA) after an outbreak of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis serotype O:3 infection...
  55. Kaasch A, Dinter J, Goeser T, Plum G, Seifert H. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis bloodstream infection and septic arthritis: case report and review of the literature. Infection. 2012;40:185-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report the first case of bacteremia and septic arthritis in a patient without obvious risk factors and review all of the published cases of Y. pseudotuberculosis bloodstream infections...
  56. Eppinger M, Rosovitz M, Fricke W, Rasko D, Kokorina G, Fayolle C, et al. The complete genome sequence of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis IP31758, the causative agent of Far East scarlet-like fever. PLoS Genet. 2007;3:e142 pubmed
  57. Souza R, Falcão J. A novel high-resolution melting analysis-based method for Yersinia pseudotuberculosis genotyping. J Microbiol Methods. 2012;91:329-35 pubmed publisher
    ..pseudotuberculosis strains of O:1 and O:3 serogroups and it can complement sequence-based methods facilitating epidemiological studies of this Yersinia species...
  58. Fahrer A, Konigshofer Y, Kerr E, Ghandour G, Mack D, Davis M, et al. Attributes of gammadelta intraepithelial lymphocytes as suggested by their transcriptional profile. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001;98:10261-6 pubmed
    ..This study provides a strong basis for further investigations of the roles of these cells as well as mucosal immune defense in general...
  59. Kim Y, Park J, Daignault S, Fukase K, Nunez G. Cross-tolerization between Nod1 and Nod2 signaling results in reduced refractoriness to bacterial infection in Nod2-deficient macrophages. J Immunol. 2008;181:4340-6 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrate that cross-tolerization between Nod1 and Nod2 leads to increase recognition of both pathogenic and commensal bacteria in Nod2-deficient macrophages pre-exposed to microbial ligands...
  60. Ivanushko L, Besednova N, Zaporozhets T, Zviagintseva T. [1,3;1,6-beta-D-glucan translam: results of studying and prospects for application]. Antibiot Khimioter. 2001;46:14-8 pubmed
    ..It had preventing effect at experimental bacterial infections, stimulated hematopoiesis, had effect on humoral and cell immunity and on factors of nonspecific organism resistance...
  61. Frithz Lindsten E, Holmstrom A, Jacobsson L, Soltani M, Olsson J, Rosqvist R, et al. Functional conservation of the effector protein translocators PopB/YopB and PopD/YopD of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Mol Microbiol. 1998;29:1155-65 pubmed
    ..Based on these similarities, we suggest that the translocation of toxins such as ExoS, ExoT and ExoU by P. aeruginosa across the eukaryotic cell membrane occurs via a pore induced by PopB...
  62. Mischnik A, Dahme T, Bekeredjian R, Zimmermann S. Haemophilia-associated Yersinia pseudotuberculosis serotype O:1 septicaemia: the role of iron. J Med Microbiol. 2012;61:157-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Iron overload, which plays an important role in the pathogenesis of haemophilic arthropathy, may have increased the virulence of Y. pseudotuberculosis in the present case...
  63. Palonen E, Lindstrom M, Karttunen R, Somervuo P, Korkeala H. Expression of signal transduction system encoding genes of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis IP32953 at 28°C and 3°C. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e25063 pubmed publisher
    ..05) lower at 3°C than at 28°C. The results suggest that several signal transduction systems might be used during growth at low temperature, and at least, CheA/CheY two-component system is important for low-temperature growth...
  64. Han T, Paik I, Kim S. Molecular relatedness between isolates Yersinia pseudotuberculosis from a patient and an isolate from mountain spring water. J Korean Med Sci. 2003;18:425-8 pubmed
    ..All belonged to the serotype 4b and REAP pattern D. Thus, all these findings supported that the mountain spring water was the source of the Y. pseudotuberculosis infection in this case...
  65. Bröms J, Francis M, Forsberg A. Diminished LcrV secretion attenuates Yersinia pseudotuberculosis virulence. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:8417-29 pubmed
  66. Fukushima H. Molecular epidemiology of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2003;529:357-8 pubmed
  67. Ch ng S, Octavia S, Xia Q, Duong A, Tanaka M, Fukushima H, et al. Population structure and evolution of pathogenicity of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:768-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The differences in pathogenicity among Y. pseudotuberculosis strains are likely due to the variable presence and instability of the virulence factors...
  68. Okwori A, Martínez P, Fredriksson Ahomaa M, Agina S, Korkeala H. Pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica 2/O:9 and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis 1/O:1 strains isolated from human and non-human sources in the Plateau State of Nigeria. Food Microbiol. 2009;26:872-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The dominating genotype of Y. enterocolitica 2/O:9 strains among humans was also found among strains isolated from pig, fermented cow milk and traditional intestine pepper soap samples...