Orphanet: Plague

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Disease definition

Plague is a severe bacterial infection caused by the Gram-negative bacterium Yersinia pestis.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Yersiniosis
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A20.0  A20.1  A20.2  A20.3  A20.7  A20.8  A20.9
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0032064  C0043407
  • MeSH: D010930  D015009
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10035148  10061416
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