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What is listeriosis?

Listeriosis is a condition caused by Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. These bacteria are widespread in nature and can be found in the soil, water and in many animals. People most often get infected with Listeria after eating food that is contaminated with the bacteria.

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Author: Lauren Donley BSc (Hons)
First answered: 19 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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