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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.
Bacteria in the gut found to produce electricity

Bacteria in the gut found to produce electricity

Current surveillance system does not quickly pick up most listeriosis cases in the EU, study reveals

Current surveillance system does not quickly pick up most listeriosis cases in the EU, study reveals

UK students win sponsorship from Promega Corporation

UK students win sponsorship from Promega Corporation

New proteomics studies help gain more insights into Alzheimer's, cancer and listeriosis

New proteomics studies help gain more insights into Alzheimer's, cancer and listeriosis

Unique virus appears to enhance our immune system rather than weakening it

Unique virus appears to enhance our immune system rather than weakening it

Novel compound as effective as FDA-approved antibiotics for treating deadly infections

Novel compound as effective as FDA-approved antibiotics for treating deadly infections

Students propose revision of listeriosis guidelines for safer pregnancy

Students propose revision of listeriosis guidelines for safer pregnancy

Weighty issues on dog food safety

Weighty issues on dog food safety

Meningitis in Newborns: What to Look Out For

Meningitis in Newborns: What to Look Out For

New insight may allow researchers to design drugs that improve immune responses to vaccines

New insight may allow researchers to design drugs that improve immune responses to vaccines

Researchers identify new Listeria species in Costa Rica

Researchers identify new Listeria species in Costa Rica

Single foodborne outbreak can have large ramifications for restaurants

Single foodborne outbreak can have large ramifications for restaurants

Bruker’s MALDI Biotyper receives AOAC-OMA approval for confirmation, identification of food pathogens

Bruker’s MALDI Biotyper receives AOAC-OMA approval for confirmation, identification of food pathogens

Study unravels novel cellular and molecular pathway that regulates innate, adaptive immunity

Study unravels novel cellular and molecular pathway that regulates innate, adaptive immunity

Novel technology platform for custom designing bacteriophages

Novel technology platform for custom designing bacteriophages

Minor errors can lead to fatal consequences

Minor errors can lead to fatal consequences

Cannabis Quality and Contamination Testing

Cannabis Quality and Contamination Testing

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