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How do you get listeriosis?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Exposure

Exposure to the listeria bacterium in a large enough dose.
Risk factors include drinking unpasteurized milk and eating unpasteurized cheese (usually a soft cheese). A weak immune system helps to contract the disease (pregnancy, hiv/aids, leukemia, etc).

In brief: Exposure

Exposure to the listeria bacterium in a large enough dose.
Risk factors include drinking unpasteurized milk and eating unpasteurized cheese (usually a soft cheese). A weak immune system helps to contract the disease (pregnancy, hiv/aids, leukemia, etc).
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Contaminated foods

Listeriosis is primarily foodborne and occurs often among people who are older, pregnant, or immunocompromised.

In brief: Contaminated foods

Listeriosis is primarily foodborne and occurs often among people who are older, pregnant, or immunocompromised.
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