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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.
Food safety scientist receives prestigious award

Food safety scientist receives prestigious award

Researchers discover both good and bad kitchen habits in different European countries

Researchers discover both good and bad kitchen habits in different European countries

FDA takes action against Illinois-based food manufacturer for repeated food safety violations

FDA takes action against Illinois-based food manufacturer for repeated food safety violations

Study: Cobalt-doped titanium-dioxide stops the reproduction of listeria monocytogenes

Study: Cobalt-doped titanium-dioxide stops the reproduction of listeria monocytogenes

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills norovirus, bacteria

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills norovirus, bacteria

Study shows how listeria bacterium invades human and animal cells

Study shows how listeria bacterium invades human and animal cells

New immunotherapy for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer shows promise in clinical trial

New immunotherapy for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer shows promise in clinical trial

Rats on the rampage as leftovers from closed restaurants become scarce, warns CDC

Rats on the rampage as leftovers from closed restaurants become scarce, warns CDC

Researchers create new coating to prevent cross-contamination between fresh produce

Researchers create new coating to prevent cross-contamination between fresh produce

Pets have a low risk of transmitting multi-drug resistant bugs to owners, study finds

Pets have a low risk of transmitting multi-drug resistant bugs to owners, study finds

UTSW researchers show how vulnerable cells armor themselves against infection

UTSW researchers show how vulnerable cells armor themselves against infection

Excessive salt intake weakens the immune system

Excessive salt intake weakens the immune system

A high salt intake impairs immune response, study suggests

A high salt intake impairs immune response, study suggests

SFU researchers help discover potential new drug to kill superbugs

SFU researchers help discover potential new drug to kill superbugs

Scientists 'knock out' gene in myeloid cells to create listeriosis-immune mice

Scientists 'knock out' gene in myeloid cells to create listeriosis-immune mice

Researchers discover a defense mechanism that protects cells from microbial attacks

Researchers discover a defense mechanism that protects cells from microbial attacks

Novel composite could help to reduce foodborne illness outbreaks

Novel composite could help to reduce foodborne illness outbreaks

Ommochromes have antimicrobial, antioxidant and antimutagenic properties

Ommochromes have antimicrobial, antioxidant and antimutagenic properties

Scientists sheds light on small protein and its role in immune response

Scientists sheds light on small protein and its role in immune response

Bacteriophages could treat E. coli without damaging the gut, new study says

Bacteriophages could treat E. coli without damaging the gut, new study says