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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.
Declining trend of salmonellosis cases has leveled off in the EU

Declining trend of salmonellosis cases has leveled off in the EU

Quick Automated DNA Purification offered with the Promega Maxwell® RSC PureFood Pathogen Kit

Quick Automated DNA Purification offered with the Promega Maxwell® RSC PureFood Pathogen Kit

Scientists study behavior of Listeria monocytogenes during asymptomatic infection

Scientists study behavior of Listeria monocytogenes during asymptomatic infection

Researchers catch killer cells red-handed in the act of microbial murder

Researchers catch killer cells red-handed in the act of microbial murder

Using biologics during pregnancy may not raise infant's risk for opportunistic infections

Using biologics during pregnancy may not raise infant's risk for opportunistic infections

Study into killer T-cell activity could provide roadmap for tackling antibiotic resistance

Study into killer T-cell activity could provide roadmap for tackling antibiotic resistance

UAB expert provides in-depth understanding of food-borne illnesses

UAB expert provides in-depth understanding of food-borne illnesses

Bacteria release membrane-derived vesicles that may have different functions during infection

Bacteria release membrane-derived vesicles that may have different functions during infection

Researchers decipher how some Listeria strains survive high food hygiene standards

Researchers decipher how some Listeria strains survive high food hygiene standards

Scientists show how immune system can be modulated by manipulation of sugar metabolism

Scientists show how immune system can be modulated by manipulation of sugar metabolism

Scientists resolve 3D protein structures to combat dangerous infectious diseases

Scientists resolve 3D protein structures to combat dangerous infectious diseases

Healthy fatty acids can suppress dangerous listeria bacterium

Healthy fatty acids can suppress dangerous listeria bacterium

Most Philadelphia home kitchens contain at least one foodborne pathogen, study finds

Most Philadelphia home kitchens contain at least one foodborne pathogen, study finds

Potentially lethal listeria bacteria can persist inside tissue of romaine lettuce, study shows

Potentially lethal listeria bacteria can persist inside tissue of romaine lettuce, study shows

Scientists move closer towards simpler, accurate detection of bacterial contaminants in food and water

Scientists move closer towards simpler, accurate detection of bacterial contaminants in food and water

Listeria may pose severe risk of miscarriage in early stages of pregnancy

Listeria may pose severe risk of miscarriage in early stages of pregnancy

UC San Diego engineers develop desktop diagnosis tool that detects harmful bacteria in few hours

UC San Diego engineers develop desktop diagnosis tool that detects harmful bacteria in few hours

ECDC report finds increasing trend of Listeria infections among elderly population

ECDC report finds increasing trend of Listeria infections among elderly population

FDA approves expanded use of systemic therapy for treating chronic moderate-to-severe pediatric psoriasis

FDA approves expanded use of systemic therapy for treating chronic moderate-to-severe pediatric psoriasis

Researchers find new way to kill Staphylococcus aureus bacteria

Researchers find new way to kill Staphylococcus aureus bacteria