Words nearby Yersinia pestis
How to use Yersinia pestis in a sentence
No, not Ebola, but rather infection with the dreaded bacterium, Yersinia pestis.
Hunc gestant ulnis angeli,Ne lapis officiat pedi;Ne luce timor occupet,Aut nocte pestis incubet.The Saint's Tragedy|Charles Kingsley
He found that this pestis or plague had invaded two families in the village, on terms of close intimacy with each other.
Pestis, it is well known, was a generic name in the medieval period, just as pest and pestilence are generic now.
The author of the Eulogium reckons it the pestis tertia (passing over that of 1368-69).
That looks like an epidemic of true bubo-plague,—probably the pestis quarta correctly so-called.