Listeria

 

What Are The First Signs Of Listeria?

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Headache. Stiff neck. Confusion or changes in alertness. Loss of balance. Convulsions. What are three symptoms of Listeria? Listeria infection, or listeriosis, is a type of foodborne illness that can make some people very sick. Symptoms include fever and chills, headache, upset stomach, diarrhea and vomiting. How do I know if I have listeriosis? What are the symptoms of listeriosis? Listeriosis...

What Is Listeria Most Commonly Found In?

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Like with all bacterial infections caused by food poisoning, people with listeriosis are primarily affected by the Listeria bacteria that begin to grow and infect the digestive tract. This infection of the stomach and intestine is what causes the initial, flu-like symptoms for many people. Who is most affected by listeriosis? Listeria is most likely to sicken pregnant women and their newborns, adults...

What Happens If A Pregnant Woman Gets Listeria?

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While listeriosis can affect anyone, it’s particularly worrying for pregnant women because it can cause miscarriage, stillbirth or premature birth. Newborn babies infected with listeria from their mother can become seriously ill with meningitis, blood poisoning or other infections. Should I worry about listeria while pregnant? Listeriosis can make people feel sick, but rarely causes severe health...

How Common Is It To Get Listeria While Pregnant?

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Soft cheeses and precooked meats such as hot dogs and deli meats often harbor the germ. But now, the FDA says, new data show that Listeria lurks only in unpasteurized feta, Brie, Camembert, queso blanco, queso fresco, blue cheeses, and other soft cheeses. Can I eat unpasteurized cheese while pregnant? Cheese to avoid when pregnant When you’re pregnant, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Listeria: What Kind Of Bacteria Is This And How To Take Care Of It

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Bacteria to attack: What is Listeria Monocytogenes? Protective measures against the risk of this bacterium Know all about the effects of listeriosis Listeria monocytogenes is the species of pathogenic bacteria that causes the infection listeriosis. It is a facultative anaerobic bacterium, capable of surviving in the presence or absence of oxygen. More specifically, it is a very small bacillus that...