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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.
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

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