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Listeria is a bacterial genus containing seven species. Named after the English pioneer of sterile surgery, Joseph Lister, Listeria species are Gram-positive bacilli and are typified by ''L. monocytogenes'', the causative agent of listeriosis.
Gut-lung axis: Using commensal bacteria to reinforce mucosal immunity

Gut-lung axis: Using commensal bacteria to reinforce mucosal immunity

Future SARS-CoV-2 vaccines could hijack commensal bacteria in the gut–lung axis to confer immunity

Future SARS-CoV-2 vaccines could hijack commensal bacteria in the gut–lung axis to confer immunity

Exploring the connection between Parkinson's disease and gut microbiota to uncover potential therapeutic targets

Exploring the connection between Parkinson's disease and gut microbiota to uncover potential therapeutic targets

CDC posts investigation notice about multistate outbreak of Listeria infections

CDC posts investigation notice about multistate outbreak of Listeria infections

Listeria-based booster vaccine strategy offers improved protection against recurrent colorectal cancer

Listeria-based booster vaccine strategy offers improved protection against recurrent colorectal cancer

New component of cell death process could play key role in infection-fighting strategy

New component of cell death process could play key role in infection-fighting strategy

New insights on the mechanisms of transmission of bacterial pathogen that causes listeriosis

New insights on the mechanisms of transmission of bacterial pathogen that causes listeriosis

New therapy makes immunologically 'cold' tumors hot enough for immune attack

New therapy makes immunologically 'cold' tumors hot enough for immune attack

Research reveals significant decrease in gastrointestinal infections during first 6 months of the pandemic

Research reveals significant decrease in gastrointestinal infections during first 6 months of the pandemic

Scientists discover mechanism that enables Listeria-infected cells to escape immune responses

Scientists discover mechanism that enables Listeria-infected cells to escape immune responses

Specialized subset of CD4+ T cells jump into action early during an infection, study shows

Specialized subset of CD4+ T cells jump into action early during an infection, study shows

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation announces newest cohort of Fellows and Breakthrough Scientists

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation announces newest cohort of Fellows and Breakthrough Scientists

Researchers identify a way to block Listeria infections

Researchers identify a way to block Listeria infections

Monitoring the presence of enteric pathogens in imported seafood

Monitoring the presence of enteric pathogens in imported seafood

New biodegradable smart food packaging material helps kill harmful microbes

New biodegradable smart food packaging material helps kill harmful microbes

CDC investigates Listeria outbreaks linked to packaged salads

CDC investigates Listeria outbreaks linked to packaged salads

Cornell researchers develop a “digital twin” to help the food industry stop Listeria outbreaks

Cornell researchers develop a “digital twin” to help the food industry stop Listeria outbreaks

New genomic and geological mapping tool may help track the deadliest of foodborne pathogens

New genomic and geological mapping tool may help track the deadliest of foodborne pathogens

Experts reveal ways of dealing with fear and provide scope for confidence

Experts reveal ways of dealing with fear and provide scope for confidence

Bioactive packaging can keep strawberries fresh for up to 12 days

Bioactive packaging can keep strawberries fresh for up to 12 days