YERSINIOSIS


AETIOLOGY

Yersinia enterocolitica and Y. pseudotuberculosis can be isolated from the soil and from faeces of many animals, including cats and dogs.



CLINICAL SIGNS




TREATMENT AND CONTROL

If a cat or dog is shown to be shedding Y. enterocolitica or Y. pseudotuberculosis in its faeces, then treatment with tetracyclines or potentiated sulphonamides may be thought appropriate.



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