Tag Listeria monocytogenes
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Listeria

Listeria monocytogenes is non-endospore forming, regular, non-branching gram positive bacilli that grows in aerobic and anaerobic conditions
EBM Gone Wild mountain 340

Canteloupe listeriosis

Listeria monocytogenes, a gram positive rod, is the leading cause of fatal foodborne infections in the United States. With an overall fatality rate approaching 20%, it is easy to understand why, even though the infection rates are behind those of…