Listeriosis is caused by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes. It is a foodborne infection that affects the brain.
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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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