Sudden Onset of Pseudotuberculosis in Humans, France, 2004–05
Pascal Vincent*†‡1 , Alexandre Leclercq§1 , Liliane Martin§, Jean-Marie Duez¶, Michel Simonet*‡2, Elisabeth Carniel§2, and Yersinia Surveillance Network
Author affiliations: *Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), Lille, France; †Université Lille 2, Lille; ‡Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille; §Institut Pasteur, Paris, France; ¶Centre Hospitalier du Bocage, Dijon, France;
Figure 1. Map of France, showing spatial distribution of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infections during the winter of 2004–05. Black circles, patients' residences; open circles, cities with medical laboratories that stated that they had not isolated any Y. pseudotuberculosis from clinical specimens.
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