Listeria: A group of bacteria capable of causing miscarriage (spontaneous abortion), stillbirth and premature birth and which can also cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and persons with a weakened immune system. Listeria contamination has been r...
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A group of bacteria named after the English surgeon and apostle of antisepsis, joseph lister (1827-1912). ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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noun any species of the genus Listeria
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(lis-te´re-ә) a genus of gram-positive bacteria (family Corynebacterium). L. monocyto´genes causes listeriosis.
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L. innocua L. ivanovii L. monocytogenes L. seeligeri L. murrayi Listeria is a bacterial genus that contains seven species. Named after the English pioneer of sterile surgery Joseph Lister, the genus received its current name in 1940. Listeria species are Gram-positive bacilli. The major human patho...
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Listeria is a genus of rod-shaped aerobic motile Gram-positive bacteria. Only one species, Listeria monocytogenes, causes disease (listeriosis). It is resistant to physical and chemical treatments and can occur as a contaminant in certain foods, in faeces, etc.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: lis-tēr′ē-ă Definitions: 1. A genus of aerobic to microaerophilic, motile, peritrichous bacteria containing small, coccoid, gram-positive rods; these organisms tend to produce chains of 3-5 cells and, in the rough state, elongated and filamentous forms....
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A group of bacteria capable of causing illness including potentially fatal infections in the elderly, newborns, pregnant women, and persons with a weakened immune system. Listeria monocytogenes is the form of Listeria most commonly responsible for infections.
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1) Eubacteria 2) Eubacterium 3) True bacteria
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