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What are the tests for listeria infections?

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Culture: Best test for listeria is culture. Means isolation of bacteria from either blood or amniotic fluid. Once this is confirmed the treatment can be initiated.

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What are the tests for listeria infection?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Listeria: Although acquired by ingestion of certain foods, it is difficult to culture from stool but, usually in immunocomprimised people, it can be isolated from CSF or blood.

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