Yersiniosis in a free-living fallow deer

Vet Rec. 1979 Dec 22-29;105(25-26):574-6.


A case of yersiniosis in a free-living fallow deer is described. Pathological examination revealed an emaciated carcase with numerous abscesses of various sizes throughout the abdominal and thoracic cavities. Staining of material from the abscesses showed a small Gram-negative coccobacillus which was identified as Yersinia pseudotuberculosis type 1A.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Abdomen / pathology
  • Animals
  • Deer* / microbiology
  • Lymph Nodes / pathology
  • Male
  • Thorax / pathology
  • Yersinia Infections / epidemiology
  • Yersinia Infections / microbiology
  • Yersinia Infections / pathology
  • Yersinia Infections / veterinary*