Three species of Yersinia bacteria are the most frequent human pathogens among this group. Yersinia pestis, the most common, is the bacteria responsible for the plague and is generally recognized to have caused three major pandemics in the 1st, 14th-17th, and 19th centuries. Together, these resulted in over 200 million deaths. Bubonic plague is the most common form of plague, although two other forms exist with different symptoms associated with septicemia and .... © 2007 Elsevier Inc.
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