Listeriosis is caused by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes. It is a foodborne infection that affects the brain.
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Bad Bug Book: Listeria monocytogenes
Features symptoms, cause, treatment, risk factors, associated foods, and prevention.
FAQ on this serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.
Food Safety Research Information Office: Listeria monocytogenes
Directory of factsheets, resources, articles, and news releases about the disease.
Includes risk factors, cause, signs and symptoms, prevention, and treatment.
Listeria - The Facts
Factsheet with food handling information, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Listeria monocytogenes: A Concern for Pregnant Women and Older Adults
Ohio State University Extension fact sheet about this bacteria which can cause serious foodborne illness.
Listeriosis - NHS Choices
Provides information on this food-borne bacterial infection. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Listeriosis
Features symptoms, tests, complications, prognosis, treatment, and prevention.
MedlinePlus: Listeria Infections
Directory of news, articles, and factsheets.
Preventing Foodborne Illness: Listeriosis
Factsheet on the oranism and disease from the University of Florida.
Protect Your Baby and Yourself From Listeriosis
Factsheet from the USDA.
USDA-FSIS: Listeria Monocytogenes
Includes news, risk assessment results, policy documents, and resources.
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