Research by the United Kingdom Health Protection Agency has shown that cancer patients have a five-fold increased risk of developing listeria than people with other underlying conditions – and those those with cancers of the blood have the greatest risk. These findings are published in the journal of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Listeriosis is a rare

A recent study found that spoiled meat is one of the sources for Listeria infections leading to listeriosis. Pregnant women, newborns and immune compromised people are susceptible for a severe progression of this disease. Firstly, the pathogen breaches the intestinal barrier and thus enters the body. The key for further spreading is the invasion protein

1. CDC – Disease Listing, Listeriosis, General Information. FAQ on Listeriosis, a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.

2. US FDA/CFSAN – Bad Bug Book: Listeria monocytogenes
Features symptoms, cause, treatment, risk factors, associated foods, and prevention.

3. Listeria Bacteria Outbreaks, News, Resources and Legal Information

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