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Yersiniosis is a diarrheal illness caused by one of the Yersinia bacterial species. Common symptoms are: diarrhea, fever, and abdominal pain. You can get Yersiniosis by eating or drinking food or water that is contaminated with Yersiniosis. Abdominal symptoms can occur 1-14 days after infection. Antibiotics can be prescribed to treat Yersiniosis.


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