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Is listeria harmful?

Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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Is listeria harmful?

In some populations: Most people do not have to worry about a listeria infection, but it can cause a very serious infection in neonates, pregnant women (for the fetus), the elderly and immunocompromised individuals (e.g. Aids patients, transplant patients, etc.). ...Read more

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How serious is listeria?

Depends: The severity of listeria infection depends on who is infected. People whose immune system is compromised, pregnant women, and the elderly are most significantly affected. In pregnancy, the infection can cause fetal loss. Others are more likely to get meningitis. Normals rarely have any issues with listeria. ...Read more

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What is listeria and how is it transmitted?

Foodborne: Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium, can be acquired from a number of foods especially cold cuts, smoked fish and unpasteurized milk or cheese. It is especially worrisome when acquired by immunosuppressed people and pregnant women. ...Read more

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Which cheese contains listeria?

Which cheese contains listeria?

Unpasteurized cheese: Listeria gets killed with pasteurization of cheese. Theoretically, listeria can also contaminate pasteurized cheese, but this would occur if the cheese is exposed to the bacteria post-pasteurization. ...Read more

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Do peanuts contain listeria?

Probably not: Listeria has been associated with milk and milk products like, brie cheese, and most recently cantalope, but not peanuts. ...Read more

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Can listeria cause steatorrhea?

Can listeria cause steatorrhea?

Not typically: The acute infection consists of fever and watery diarrhea. You may have other bowel disease if you are poorly absorbing fat. Be seen. All the best. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of listeria monocytogenes?

What are symptoms of listeria monocytogenes?

Fever and diarrhea: The most common symptoms are fever, watery diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, headache, and joint pains. These symptoms can last 2-3 days and usually resolve without any treatment. Very rarely, the infection can enter the bloodstream and also cause meningitis and encephalitis. More severe manifestations are more likely to happen in the young, the elderly and the immune compromised. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about listeria monocytogenes?

What can you tell me about listeria monocytogenes?

It's a bacterium: found in water soil. Vegetables can be contaminated from soil. Animals can also be carriers. Listeria can live in uncooked meats, uncooked vegetables & processed foods. Deli meats are sprayed to reduce Listeria, but it can live on hands & surfaces, so contamination may occur after cooking & before packaging. It can live in deli meats left in refrigerators. When ingested, it may cause disease. ...Read more