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Introduction: Listeriosis

Description of Listeriosis

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Listeriosis: an infectious disease of animals and humans (especially newborn or immunosuppressed persons) caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes; in sheep and cattle the infection frequently involves the central nervous system and causes various neurological symptoms.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Listeriosis: gram positive bacterial infection with the genus Listeria including Listeria meningitis which causes clinical manifestations including fever, altered mentation, headache, meningeal signs, focal neurologic signs, and seizures.
Source: Diseases Database

Listeriosis: Related Topics

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Listeriosis: Rare Disease


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Listeriosis as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Listeriosis as a Disease

Listeriosis (medical condition): See Listeriosis (disease information).
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Listeriosis: Related Diseases

Listeriosis: Listeriosis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Listeriosis: Article Excerpts

Listeriosis, a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the... (Source: excerpt from Listeriosis (General): DBMD)

FDA Bad Bug Book (Excerpt)

Listeriosis is the name of the general group of disorders caused by L. monocytogenes. This is a Gram-positive bacterium, motile by means of flagella....(Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

Listeriosis (General): DBMD (Excerpt)

Listeriosis, a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria... (Source: excerpt from Listeriosis (General): DBMD)

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Listeriosis as a Symptom

Listeriosis (symptom): Listeriosis, a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium ... (Source: excerpt from Listeriosis (General): DBMD)

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Listeriosis: Related Disease Topics

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Organisms and/or toxins relating to Listeriosis:

Information relating to Listeriosis from the "bad bug book":

Source: US FDA/CFSAN - Bad Bug Book

Terms associated with Listeriosis:

Terms Similar to Listeriosis:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Listeriosis

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The following terms can be used for Listeriosis

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Listeriosis

The following list attempts to classify Listeriosis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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Source: WordNet 2.1

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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