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Listeriosis, a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, has recently been recognized as an important public health problem in the United States. The disease affects primarily persons of advanced age, pregnant women, newborns, and adults with weakened immune systems. However, persons without these risk factors can also rarely be affected. The risk may be reduced by following a few simple recommendations.
Immunologists uncover the immune system's unknown messenger

Immunologists uncover the immune system's unknown messenger

Michigan-based food manufacturer ordered to discontinue operations after recurrent food safety violations

Michigan-based food manufacturer ordered to discontinue operations after recurrent food safety violations

Takeda presents vedolizumab phase 3 VISIBLE 1 trial results for treatment of moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis

Takeda presents vedolizumab phase 3 VISIBLE 1 trial results for treatment of moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis

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

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

Students propose revision of listeriosis guidelines for safer pregnancy

Students propose revision of listeriosis guidelines for safer pregnancy

Declining trend of salmonellosis cases has leveled off in the EU

Declining trend of salmonellosis cases has leveled off in the EU

Scientists study behavior of Listeria monocytogenes during asymptomatic infection

Scientists study behavior of Listeria monocytogenes during asymptomatic infection

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

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

Healthy fatty acids can suppress dangerous listeria bacterium

Healthy fatty acids can suppress dangerous listeria bacterium

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

ECDC report finds increasing trend of Listeria infections among elderly population

ECDC report finds increasing trend of Listeria infections among elderly population

Malaysian scientists join forces with Harvard experts to help revolutionize lung disease treatment

Malaysian scientists join forces with Harvard experts to help revolutionize lung disease treatment

New research explores underlying mechanisms by which bacteria acquire antibiotic resistance genes

New research explores underlying mechanisms by which bacteria acquire antibiotic resistance genes

UCB sponsoring several presentations on Cimzia for Crohn's disease at DDW 2015

UCB sponsoring several presentations on Cimzia for Crohn's disease at DDW 2015

Full range of Lab M media for detection and isolation of Listeria shown together for the first time

Full range of Lab M media for detection and isolation of Listeria shown together for the first time

Standard cleaning procedures in retail delis may not eradicate Listeria pathogen, study shows

Standard cleaning procedures in retail delis may not eradicate Listeria pathogen, study shows

Presence of Listeria monocytogenes in foods may cause abortions, meningitis

Presence of Listeria monocytogenes in foods may cause abortions, meningitis

Researchers release evidence substantiating unexpected dual role of immune system

Researchers release evidence substantiating unexpected dual role of immune system

UCB, Dermira enter into licensing agreement for development, commercialization of Cimzia

UCB, Dermira enter into licensing agreement for development, commercialization of Cimzia