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Listeria monocytogenes

Listeria monocytogenes
The pathogen Listeria monocytogenes causes unspecific, influenza-like symptoms, possible accompanied by diarrhea.

Gram-positive, rod-shaped bacterium that may trigger the infectious disease listeriosis in humans. Generally, listeria are transmitted via contaminated food, particularly dairy products, ice cream, untreated fruit and vegetables, and raw meat products.

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