Listeriosis is caused by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes. It is a foodborne infection that affects the brain.

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Bad Bug Book: Listeria monocytogenes
Features symptoms, cause, treatment, risk factors, associated foods, and prevention.
CDC: Listeriosis
FAQ on this serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.
Kidshealth: Listeriosis
Includes risk factors, cause, signs and symptoms, prevention, and treatment.
Listeria
Provides information on the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes and the disease it causes, the symptoms and the preventive measures that can be taken to avoid the illness. [PDF]
Listeria - The Facts
Factsheet with food handling information, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Listeriosis - NHS Choices
Provides information on this food-borne bacterial infection. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Listeriosis
Features symptoms, tests, complications, prognosis, treatment, and prevention.
MedlinePlus: Listeria Infections
Directory of news, articles, and factsheets.
Preventing Foodborne Illness: Listeriosis
Factsheet on the oranism and disease from the University of Florida.
USDA-FSIS: Listeria Monocytogenes
Includes news, risk assessment results, policy documents, and resources.

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