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Listeria monocytogenes

Pathogenesis and Host Response

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Published by Springer .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsHoward Goldfine (Editor), Hao Shen (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7445930M
ISBN 100387493735
ISBN 109780387493732

The significance of Listeria monocytogenes as a foodborne pathogen is complex. The severity and case-fatality rate of the disease listeriosis require appropriate preventive measures, but the characteristics of the microorganism are such that it is unrealistic to expect all food to be Listeria-free. This dilemma has generated an ongoing debate concerning both the various strategies . Listeria infection is a foodborne bacterial illness that can be very serious for pregnant women, people older than 65 and people with weakened immune systems. It's most commonly caused by eating improperly processed deli meats and unpasteurized milk products. Healthy people rarely become ill from listeria infection, but the disease can be fatal.

  L monocytogenes is a gram-positive, motile, rod-shaped bacterium that is ubiquitous in the environment.L monocytogenes can be isolated in soil, wood, and decaying matter in the natural environment; however, the principal route of acquisition of Listeria is through the ingestion of contaminated food ia has been isolated from prepared meat . Handbook of Listeria Monocytogenes - CRC Press Book Once feared as a deadly intracellular bacterium with the extraordinary capacity to survive a wide array of arduous external stressors, Listeria monocytogenes is increasingly recognized as a preferred vector for delivering anti-infective and anti-cancer vaccine molecules.

Listeria is a bacterium that has been found in water, soil and some animals such as goats, sheep, poultry, cattle, rabbits and guinea pigs. The bacteria can be passed to dogs and humans in much the same way, through meats, dairy products, and contaminated food. Dog foods have also been found to be contaminated with listeria. Listeria monocytogenes is still a major threat to public health. A new book in the Methods in Molecular Biology series, Listeria monocytogenes: Methods and Protocols addresses its titular pathogen with protocols and methodologies used in research to gain a better understanding of Listeria at a molecular level.


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Listeria monocytogenes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book "Listeria monocytogenes" describes different topics that deal with L. monocytogenes in medical research, modelling the behaviour of the organism in meat, quality assurance of raw food material and food products, the impact of environmental stresses in virulence traits of L.

monocytogenes relevant to food safety, contamination, prevention and control in food. Book Description. Since the second edition of Listeria, Listeria monocytogenes book, and Food Safetywas published inthe United States has seen a 40 percent decline in the incidence of listeriosis, with the current annual rate of illness rapidly approaching the target of cases per ch on this food-borne pathogen, however, has continued unabated.

Listeria monocytogenes is a food-borne pathogen responsible for listeriosis, a sickness with a high mortality rate.

It is a facultative intracellular Gram-positive bacterium able to invade, survive, and replicate in phagocytic and nonphagocytic cells.

monocytogenes has become a model to study bacterial intracellular life, and a powerful tool. Listeriosis is a relatively uncommon but severe invasive infection caused by Listeria ission predominantly is foodborne, and illness occurs most frequently among pregnant women and their fetuses or newborn infants, older adults, and people with impaired cell-mediated immunity resulting from underlying illness or treatment (eg, organ.

Handbook of Listeria Monocytogenes 1st Edition by Dongyou Liu (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

5/5(1). Listeria monocytogenes is still a major threat to public health. A new book in the Methods in Molecular Biology series, Listeria monocytogenes: Methods and Protocols addresses its titular pathogen with protocols and methodologies used in research to gain a better understanding of Listeria at a molecular level.

The topics covered include sampling in order to isolate Listeria. Listeria monocytogenes is a small Gram-positive bacillus that can be found in soil, decaying vegetation, and stool of mammals (Lorber, ).

It is an infrequent cause of illness, but when it occurs, it can cause severe disease, including bacteremia and meningoencephalitis. The gram-positive bacterium Listeria monocytogenes is an ubiquitous, intracellular pathogen which has been implicated within the past decade as the causative organism in several outbreaks of foodborne disease.

Listeriosis, with a mortality rate of about 24%, is found mainly among pregnant women, their fetuses, and immunocompromised persons Cited by: Since the second edition of Listeria, Listeriosis, and Food Safetywas published inthe United States has seen a 40 percent decline in the incidence of listeriosis, with the current annual rate of illness rapidly approaching the target of cases per ch on this food-borne pathogen, however, has continued unabated, concentrating in the last five years on Author: Elliot T.

Ryser. Bad Bug Book – Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins – Second Edition. Organism. Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) is a foodborne disease-causing bacterium; the disease is called listeriosis.

Listeria can invade the body through a normal and intact gastrointestinal tract. The book was prepared by the Food and Drug Administration(FDA) Listeria, and the kinds of Listeria monocytogenes. James Day, Ph.D.

Listeriosis can cause a variety of symptoms, depending on the person and the part of the body affected. Listeria can cause fever and diarrhea similar to other foodborne germs, but this type of Listeria infection is rarely diagnosed. Symptoms in people with invasive listeriosis, meaning the bacteria has spread beyond the gut, depend on whether the person is pregnant.

Listeria is a genus of10 species were known, each containing two subspecies. By20 species had been identified. The genus received its current name, after the British pioneer of sterile surgery Joseph Lister, in Listeria species are Gram-positive, rod-shaped, and facultatively anaerobic, and do not produce endospores.

The major human Class: Bacilli. 1 Listeria monocytogenes Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium that causes listeriosis, a disease that can have severe consequences for particular groups of the population. It can cause miscarriages in pregnant women and be fatal in immunocompromised individuals and the elderly.

Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-Eat Meat and Poultry Products. Interim final rule; extension of comment period. Related Documents. FSIS Direct - Revision 3 ( ; PDF Only) Verification Activities for the Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) Regulation and the Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Sampling Program.

Pathogen Name: Listeria monocytogenes Characteristics: Listeria monocytogenes is a Gram-positive, rod-shaped, facultative bacterium, motile by means of flagella typically measuring to 2μm long and μm in diameter.

It has the ability to grow at lowFile Size: KB. Listeria, caused by a germ that can grow despite refrigeration, is one source of food poisoning. Though in healthy people it doesn’t usually cause lasting harm, it.

Since the second edition of Listeria, Listeriosis, and Food Safetywas published inthe United States has seen a 40 percent decline in the incidence of listeriosis, with the current annual rate of illness rapidly approaching the target of cases per million.

Research on this food-borne pathogen, however, has continued unabated, concentrating in the last five years on Reviews: 1. Nationally Notifiable Conditions Conditions designated as notifiable at the national level during "Presents the most advanced information on this dangerous pathogen and its incidence in the food supply edition.

Second Edition features a new chapter on pathogenesis, a new chapter on typing strains of Listeria monocytogenes, and revisions and additions to the first edition chapters."5/5(1).

Listeriosis is a serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. An estimated 1, people get listeriosis each year, and about die.

The infection is most likely to sicken pregnant women and their newborns, adults aged 65 or older, and people with weakened immune systems. Listeria monocytogenes is a foodborne pathogen capable of causing serious invasive illness in humans and other animals.

The ability to rapidly identify this pathogen in food and clinical samples is critical to promoting food safety and public health.Definition (MEDLINEPLUS) Listeriosis is a foodborne illness caused by Listeria monocytogenes, bacteria found in soil and water.

It can be in a variety of raw foods as well as in processed foods and foods made from unpasteurized milk.