Are there effective herbal therapies to prevent a listeria infection?

NO. Hepatitis b is a dna virus which will infect its host regardless of race. However, this virus is passed through blood and vaginal or seminal fluids, which has resulted in increased frequency of infection within drug seeking populations or populations engaging in unprotected sex. Please see your physician if you suspect infection.
No. Individuals at high risk to develop listerosis, e.g. Pregnant women, immunocompromised ones, should * avoid soft cheeses * avoid foods from delicatessen counters, e.g., prepared salads, meats. * avoid raw or unpasteurized milk * avoid refrigerated pates and other meat spreads and cook leftover foods or ready-to-eat foods until steaming hot before eating.

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Are there effective medicinal therapies to prevent a listeria infection?

Hand hygiene. A panacea(if you will) against mostly all infectious diseases is practicing good infection control; good hand washing is the paramount among these practices. Read more...
Source control. Keep things clean. Cook meats and eggs thoroughly. Avoid hot dogs, deli meats, processed meats unless thoroughly cooked to 170 deg.Avoid unpasturized soft cheese. Do not leave proceesed food for prolonged periods at room temp. Listeria is a very real concern, with a high mortality rate. If you are pregnant, it can be devastating to your developing baby. See your doc if you suspect any infection. Read more...

Are there effective herbal therapies to treat a listeria infection?

Lysteria infection. No. The only reliable treatment for a listeria infection, especially in a pregnant mother is medical therapy with antibiotic. Other herbals can be added to boost the immune system, but first thing is to destroy the infection. In pregnancy this is a medical emergency to try to save the baby. Read more...
Not really... This post was already answered(and nicely so) by dr. Albert pizzo; please refer to it. Even if there were i would not recommend it; better to stick with more conventional treatments in this instance. Read more...

I am pregnant, what foods should I avoid to prevent a listeria infection?

Uncooked/unpasteur. Unpasteurized cheeses, such as brie, feta, and bleu cheese, are not safe to eat during pregnancy because they could contain listeria. This bacteria can cause an infection in your baby. Other foods to avoid include raw or undercooked meat, shellfish, and eggs. Read more...
See below. Thoroughly cook raw food from all animal sources. Thoroughly wash raw vegetables before eating. Keep uncooked meats separate from other foods(avoid cross contamination). Do not consume unpasturized milk or cheese. Avoid soft cheses ie.Mexican style, brie, feta, blue cheeses. Avoid food from delicatessen counters or thoroughly reheat them. Read more...
Sushi, soft cheese. It used to be all soft cheeses, but it's really unpasteurized cheeses and homemade cheeses, which contain much more bacteria. Brie and camembert used to be off-limits, but they were ruled ok several years ago. Raw sushi too, though cooked sushi made around raw sushi may be something to beware of. There is some evidence that cold cuts are also to be avoided. Read more...
Listeria. Wash your hands after you handle hot dogs or raw meats. Avoid cross-contaminating fluid from raw meat packages with utensils or food prep surfaces. Ensure hot dogs or luncheon meats you eat have been reheated to the point that they are steaming hot. Avoid soft cheeses blue-veined cheeses; ; mexican-style cheeses. Avoid eating refrigerated pâtés ; meat spreads. Canned or shelf-stable pâtäs ; meat. Read more...

What is the treatment for listeria infections?

Antibiotics. Ampicilin, ciprofloxacin, vancomycin can be used to treat listeriosis. These should be prescribed by doctor after a proper diagnosis has been made. Read more...

I'm on amoxillin for a UTI an I just ate a high risk listeria food today. Will the antibiotics prevent an infection of listeria before it could happen?

Likely not. It really depends on the amount of bacteria getting into your system if the item you ate has it. Please remember: 1. Abx are nt to be considered preventative medicine. 2) Not every food item will have Listeria. 3) Go see the doctor if you think you have Listeria. Unpasteurized cheese, deli meats, and milk products are considered at risk foods. . Read more...
Listeria and amox. Listeria is typically sensitive to amoxicillin. Though not recommended, having amoxillicin in your system can limit your risk of developing an internal infection. So, the antibiotics will likely work to prevent infection in you. Read more...

I have a donated organ, will there be complications with a listeria infection?

Listeria infection. Yes there can be complications. Call your doctor to report the infection and discuss complications. Read more...
Higher susceptibilit. Any immunocompromized individual including the one on immunosuppressives, e.g., antirejection meds, is at higher risk to develop listeriosis. Read more...

Help! I am worried about listeria infection! And my fetus?

See below. Here are dietary recommendations for people at high risk of listeriosis including pregnant women. * avoid soft cheeses * avoid foods from delicatessen counters, e.g., prepared salads, meats. * avoid raw or unpasteurized milk * avoid refrigerated pates and other meat spreads * cook leftover foods or ready-to-eat foods until steaming hot before eating. Read more...

I have diabetes, will there be complications with a listeria infection?

Risk increased. Diabetics have increased risk from infections due to the systemic effects of diabetes. However, an increased risk does not mean that you personally will get complications, and many diabetics do very well with standard treatment. It's always a good idea to monitor your blood sugars more frequently when you are sick. Read more...