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Listeria monocytogenes

Thursday, 15 September 2011

Information on Listeria monocytogenes - MICROBIAL FACTSHEET SERIES

Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium which is ubiquitous in the environment. It is a Gram-positive, non-sporeforming, facultative anaerobic, short rod. It is a pathogenic bacterium which causes a group of diseases which are collectively known as listeriosis.

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An infographic about reducing Listeria sickness is available here.

"Reducing the risk of listeriosis to vulnerable groups" infographic - download the infographic here.

This more detailed guidance on Listeria control is also available:

The Control and Management of Listeria monocytogenes Contamination of Food

Listeria factsheet


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