Listeriosis

Infection with micro-organisms of the genus Listeria.

Listeriosis

Listeriosis is a bacterial infection most commonly caused by Listeria monocytogenes, although L. ivanovii and L. grayi have been reported in certain cases. Listeriosis primarily causes infections of the central nervous system (meningitis, meningoencephalitis, brain abscess, cerebritis) and bacteremia in those who are immunocompromised, pregnant wo...
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listeriosis

(lis-te″re-o´sis) infection caused by Listeria monocytogenes. In humans, in utero infections occur transplacentally and result in abortion, stillbirth, and premature birth; infections acquired during birth cause cardiorespiratory distress, diarrhea, vomiting, and meningitis. Infection in adults produces meningitis...
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listeriosis

listeria meningitis noun an infectious disease of animals and humans (especially newborn or immunosuppressed persons) caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes; in sheep and cattle the infection frequently involves the central nervous sy...
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Listeriosis

a rare bacterial infection acquired by eating undercooked infected meat or from infected live animals; can be dangerous to new-borns and the elderly
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Listeriosis

An illness caused by bacteria found in certain foods including unpasteurized milk products, undercooked meats, fish, shellfish, poultry, deli meats, and unwashed vegetables. The symptoms of listeriosis are similar to those of the flu. The illness can be transmitted in utero
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Listeriosis

An illness caused by bacteria found in certain foods including unpasteurized milk products, undercooked meats, fish, shellfish, poultry, deli meats, and unwashed vegetables. The symptoms of listeriosis are similar to those of the flu. The illness can be transmitted in utero to a baby and lead to serious complications.
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Listeriosis

An illness that arises from infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. The disease affects primarily pregnant women, newborns, the elderly, and anyone with immune compromise.
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Listeriosis

An uncommon, but serious bacterial infection that is acquired by consuming raw, undercooked or contaminated food that can lead to meningitis, abscesses and septicemia. Listeria can cause death in people with weakened immune systems, dangerous in pregnant women and unborn babies. Narrower term(s): Neonatal Listeriosis
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listeriosis

disease caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. The bacterium has been isolated from humans and from more than 50 species of wild and ...
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listeriosis

Disease of animals that may occasionally infect humans, caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. The bacteria multiply at temperatures close to 0°C/32°F, which means they may flourish in precooked frozen meals if the cooking has not been thorough. Listeriosis causes flulike symptoms and inflammation of the br...
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listeriosis

Infection with one of the Listeria bacteria capable of causing miscarriage (spontaneous abortion), stillbirth and premature birth. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Listeriosis

Listeriosis: An important public health problem in N America involving infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. The disease affects primarily pregnant women, newborns, and anyone with immune compromise. Symptoms include fever, muscle aches, nausea and diarrhea. If infection spreads to the nervous syste...
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listeriosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: lis-tēr′ē-ō′sis Definitions: 1. A sporadic disease of animals and humans, particularly those who are immunocompromised or pregnant, caused by the bacterium, Listeria monocytogenes (family, Listeriaceae). The infection in sheep and cattle frequently involves the central nervous system, causing var...
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listeriosis

[n] - an infectious disease common to many animals and occasionally transmitted to humans (especially to newborn or immunosuppressed persons)
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