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A 5-year-old boy who lives on a farm has had ...

Yersinia enterocolitica

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submitted by jfny21(3),

Here's a way for me to remember: Y. enteroCOLDitica. Hope it helps.

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submitted by pppro(5),

Yersinia thrives in cold temperatures and can be obtained from poor sanitated milk. (Check sketchy sketch)

forerofore  growth in cold temperatures seems to be the method of isolation of yersinia enterocolitica https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC275385/ https://jcm.asm.org/content/2/6/559 +