Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Highly virulent listeriosis pathogen discovered

The bacterium Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a life-threatening infection in animals and humans. Contaminated food is a frequent source of infection. Elderly people, people with a weakened immune system and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A new Listeria species from Costa Rica identified

Listeria costaricensis is the official name given to the new bacterial species described by investigators from the Costa Rican Institute of Technology (TEC) and the WHO-collaborating center on Listeria at Institut Pasteur.

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