Pseudotuberculosis : real danger

Pseudotuberculosis : real danger
Pseudotuberculosis - an acute intestinal infection.Because of its survivability the bacteria causing the infection, is widely distributed in nature and can spread rapidly in water, soil, animals and humans.

Pseudotuberculosis or yersiniosis, affects primarily the gastrointestinal tract.Especially dangerous is the contact with food and drinking water contaminated with excretions from infected rodents.The incubation period of the disease ranges from four to twenty days.

clinical picture and the main symptoms pseudotuberculosis

In the early days of the disease the patient has fever, chills, weakness, headaches.It appears white coating on the tongue.There may be nausea, vomiting and acute cramping or persistent pain in the abdomen.The main focus of pain - the area around the navel, lower abdomen on the right or in the epigastric region.

seriously increases the frequency (up to 15 times per day) and the quality of the chair: it becomes a liquid with a pungent odor, and sometimes mixed with mucus or blo


diseased skin becomes dry, conjunctival redness and possible appearance of pale nasolabial triangle.

distinctive feature pseudotuberculosis - redness of the face, neck, upper and lower extremities.

In the second phase of the disease is observed peeling of the skin and change the language of color: white plaque replaced a bright crimson.

diagnosis pseudotuberculosis

Laboratory data obtained by two main methods: bacteriological and serological.The first is based on the study of feces, blood, cerebrospinal fluid, lymph node and appendix.With the help of an enzyme immunoassay to determine whether there pseudotuberculosis antigens.When serological methods of diagnosis examine blood for antibodies.Blood is taken twice in the first week and a second end.

Treatment pseudotuberculosis

pseudotuberculosis Treatment is based on the use of antibiotics, chemotherapy drugs, or sulfonamides.In severe intoxication can be assigned to an intravenous infusion of glucose-electrolyte and polyionic solutions.It appointed a special diet and taking vitamins.Regardless of the form of disease prescribe strict bed rest.

Early treatment often quickly give a positive trend.The average duration of the disease is two weeks.

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