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

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

New device designed to detect foodborne bacteria

New device designed to detect foodborne bacteria

UCB announces results from PRECiSE clinical trial of Cimzia in patients with Crohn's disease

UCB announces results from PRECiSE clinical trial of Cimzia in patients with Crohn's disease

Listeria's resistance to disinfectants

Listeria's resistance to disinfectants

FDA approves Cimzia for treatment of adults with active ankylosing spondylitis

FDA approves Cimzia for treatment of adults with active ankylosing spondylitis

FDA approves Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) for active psoriatic arthritis

FDA approves Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) for active psoriatic arthritis

FDA seeks injunction in court against New York City Fish

FDA seeks injunction in court against New York City Fish

New, inexpensive nano-biosensor can detect Listeria monocytogenes in food

New, inexpensive nano-biosensor can detect Listeria monocytogenes in food

UCB seeks FDA and EMA marketing authorization for Cimzia to treat active psoriatic arthritis

UCB seeks FDA and EMA marketing authorization for Cimzia to treat active psoriatic arthritis

Carob extract could fight the microbe responsible for listeriosis

Carob extract could fight the microbe responsible for listeriosis

Carob extracts may combat listeriosis

Carob extracts may combat listeriosis

An Achilles heel within cells that bacteria exploit to cause infection

An Achilles heel within cells that bacteria exploit to cause infection

Risk of botulism at California fish processing company

Risk of botulism at California fish processing company

Study finds traces of bacteria listeria in ready-to-eat fish products in Vancouver

Study finds traces of bacteria listeria in ready-to-eat fish products in Vancouver

Contaminated cantaloupes carrying listeria

Contaminated cantaloupes carrying listeria

UCB initiates EXXELERATE study in rheumatoid arthritis

UCB initiates EXXELERATE study in rheumatoid arthritis

UCB to sponsor several key sets of Cimzia data on RA at ACR 2011 meeting

UCB to sponsor several key sets of Cimzia data on RA at ACR 2011 meeting

UCB to present new data on Cimzia at ACG annual scientific meeting

UCB to present new data on Cimzia at ACG annual scientific meeting

FDA warns regarding danger of Listeria germs

FDA warns regarding danger of Listeria germs

Contaminated Cantaloupes carrying listeria leads to one of the worst outbreaks

Contaminated Cantaloupes carrying listeria leads to one of the worst outbreaks