Yersinia

Yersiniosis

  • Causa de la enfermedad: Infección por Yersinia enterocolítica

  • Período de incubación: Entre 1 y 3 días

  • Síntomas: Enterocolitis, puede asemejarse a la apendicitis aguda

  • Posibles contaminantes: Leche fresca, leche con chocolate, agua, carne de cerdo y otras carnes crudas

  • Pasos para la prevención: Pasteurizar la leche, cocinar los alimentos correctamente; evitar la contaminación cruzada


  • Article History
    • Revision Date: 10/18/2004

Food Safety Tip of the Day

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Proper handwashing is essential to preventing food contamination. The correct steps for handwashing include: - Wet hands with warm water - Using soap and water, vigorously rub hands together for at least 20 seconds - Rinse all soap from hands under warm running water. - Turn off the faucet using a single-use paper towel. - Dry hands with a different single-use towel.

Source: Food and Drug Administration

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