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Listeria Blood Culture
Can listeria infection be detected via blood culture if no symptoms present? If possibly exposed in pregnancy, should you be tested or wait 4 symptoms
Listeria: Listeria can be detected in a blood test. If exposed get tested. ...Read more
Can non-invasive listeria infections harm the unborn baby/foetus or is it just the invasive type that gets into the blood stream?
Listeria: Non invasive listeria can enter the bloodstream of immuno-comprimised individuals causing septicemia which can affect the fetus. ...Read more
I am 11 weeks pregnant and think i may have contracted listeria. I am asymptomatic-would a blood test still show the presence of listeria at this point?
Hematochezia: Hematochezia, or the loss of bright red blood in the stool, is most often due to hemorrhoidal bleeding but can also be the result of several other dangerous conditions such as cancer or inflammatory bowel disease. It must be investigated by a gastroenterologist immediately! ...Read more
I ate a salad that was recalled for listeria and have had bad neck and joint pain for weeks. I did have blood work done but did not mention the lister?
Listeria : Healthy people rarely get ill from listeria unless it's a large exposure. Visit CDC website for more information and stay in touch with your doctor. ...Read more
How do I get checked for listeria? Should i go to my family doctor? Or to the hospital? What tests would be done? Mouth swab? Or blood tests.
Primary : Your primary care physician should be able to address this issue. ...Read more
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