Introduction: Listeriosis


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Listeriosis: Bacterial food poisoning

Listeriosis: Listeriosis, a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, has recently been recognized as an important public health problem in the United States. The disease affects primarily pregnant women, newborns, and adults with weakened immune systems. It can be avoided by following a few simple recommendations. 1

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1. excerpt from Listeriosis (General): DBMD

Last revision: June 2, 2003

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