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A 34-year-old female asked:

How does listeria cause stillbirth in pregnancy? is it possible to be contaminated with listeria and not have any adverse symptoms until birth?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Listeria: typically by infecting the bag of water. The symptoms might be mild enough that you might not be aware of them. Listeria is not a very common cause of chorioamnionitis, but is quite serious.

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