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- Aerobic, Gram-negative bipolar rod ("safety pin" appearance upon staining, Giemsa preferred, [Fig]). Member of the Enterobacteriaceae family.
- Agent of plague. Must warn lab of suspicion.
- Grows on standard media.
- Culture at 28° and 35°C.
- May take up to 6 days to identify.