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A 23-year-old female asked:

Chances of me getting listeria from pre-cut fruit like an edible arrangement? i ate it 24hrs ago and feel completely fine. this is my first pregnancy and im just a little nervous now that maybe i shouldnt have eaten pre-cut fruit.is testing needed?

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Dr. Brad Douglas
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Almost nonexistent : It sounds like you are reading a lot on the internet and that is good, but listeria is extremely rare and in 25 years of delivering 5000+ babies I have never had a woman diagnosed with listeria so you should be safe
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