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Definition of the noun listeria

What does listeria mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: listerias

  1. any species of the genus Listeria

Alternative definition of the noun listeria

noun

  1. Any rod-shaped, gram-positive bacterium, of the genus Listeria, especially those responsible for listeriosis

Phrases with Listeria

  1. listeria meningitis
  2. listeria monocytogenes
  3. genus listeria

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Google previewFood Plant Sanitation (2013)

Design, Maintenance, and Good Manufacturing Practices, Second Edition by Michael M. Cramer

Because Listeria is a ubiquitous organism, meaning that it is found in many areas of the environment, it is unlikely that manufacturers will be able to completely eliminate it from the manufacturing environment; however, through specific steps ...

Google previewBiofilms in the Food and Beverage Industries (2009)

by P M Fratamico, B A Annous, N W Guenther

Listeria is a well known biofilm producer and its survival in such a community could easily account for its persistence over long periods of time in food processing environments. Of course non-pathogenic organisms can readily form biofilms as ...

Google previewMicrobiology with Diseases by Taxonomy (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Listeria is a genus of bacteria that contains ten species. Named after the English pioneer of sterile surgery Joseph Lister, the genus received its current name in 1940. Listeria species are Grampositive bacilli. The major human pathogen in the ...

Google previewAdvances in Fish Processing Technology (2005)

by D.P. Sen

Listeria Monocytogenes Lysteria monocytogenes which belongs to the genus Listeria is a foodborne pathogen implicating not only fish and seafoods but also vegetables and dairy products. The only other species suspected to be ...

Google previewCell Motility (2007)

by Peter Lenz

Listeria is a pathogenic bacterium, which can be dangerous for immune deficient individuals. It can be found almost everywhere, in particular in food such as soft cheese and smoked salmon. After ingestion, it is able to penetrate into the ...

Google previewMicrobiology, An Introduction (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Listeria is a genus of bacteria that contains.

Google previewGlobal Risk Governance (2008)

Concept and Practice Using the IRGC Framework by Ortwin Renn, Katherine D. Walker

Listeria is a genus of bacteria that includes six separate species that can be found throughout the natural environment, for example, in the feces of mammals, on vegetation, and in silage. The Lm strain was first identified in 1926 following an ...

Google previewCase Studies in Infectious Disease: Listeria Monocytogenes (2009)

by Peter Lydyard, Michael Cole, John Holton, Will Irving, Nino Porakishvili, Pradhib Venkatesan, Kate Ward

Listeria is an intracellular pathogen avoiding the host immune system. ○ Listeria penetrates both phagocytic and nonphagocytic cells. ○ Listeria escapes ...

Google previewPostharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops (2002)

by Adel A. Kader

Listeria is a common environmental contaminant that thrives in cold, wet environments such as those encountered in fresh-cut processing facilities. Once established, Listeria can be difficult to eliminate, and good sanitation programs coupled ...

Google previewNutrition - Book 2 (ENHANCED eBook) (2006)

by Betty Wedman

Listeria is a bacteria that grows with or without oxygen. It has an ability to survive under many conditions, and can even grow at refrigerated temperatures below 41 ̊F. SYMPTOMS “Flu-like” symptoms HOW SOON YOU GET SICK 1 ...

Google previewCase Studies in Infectious Disease (2010)

by Peter Lydyard, Michael Cole, John Holton, Will Irving, Nino Porakishvili, Pradhib Venkatesan, Kate Ward

Listeria is an intracellular pathogen avoiding the host immune system. ○ Listeria penetrates both phagocytic and nonphagocytic cells.

Google previewMicrobiology with Diseases by Body System (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Listeria is a genus of bacteria that contains ten species. Named after the English pioneer of sterile surgery Joseph Lister, the genus received its current name in 1940. Listeria species are Grampositive bacilli. The major human pathogen in the ...

Google previewThe Probiotic Promise (2015)

Simple Steps to Heal Your Body from the Inside Out by Michelle Schoffro Cook

Listeria is a food-borne pathogen that has been linked to meningitis and inflammatory gastrointestinal diseases like gastroenteritis as ...

Google previewMicrobiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Listeria is a genus of bacteria that contains ten species. Named after the English pioneer of sterile surgery Joseph Lister, the genus received its current name in 1940. Listeria species are Grampositive bacilli. The major human pathogen in the ...

Google previewPhysical Biology of the Cell (2016)

Biology, Microbiology by CTI Reviews

Listeria is a genus of bacteria that contains ten species. Named after the English pioneer of sterile surgery Joseph Lister, the genus received its current name in 1940. Listeria species are Grampositive bacilli. The major human pathogen in the ...

Google previewThe Whole Pregnancy Handbook (2005)

An Obstetrician's Guide to Integrating Conventional and Alternative Medicine Bef ore, During, and After Pregnancy by Joel Evans, Robin Aronson

Listeria is the foodborne bacteria you need to be most careful of. While it's relatively rare, it's extremely dangerous. It can infect both the placenta and fetus, and can cause miscarriage, preterm labor, even death. Therefore, foods that could ...

Google previewMicrobiology, An Evolving Science (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Listeria is a genus of.

Google previewAdvances in Food and Nutrition Research (2017)

Listeria is a psychrotroph, capable of growth ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

Listeria : Listeria monocytogenes is a Gram-positive bacterium, found in at least 37 mammalian species, as well as 17 species of birds and possibly some fish and shellfish. The bacteria can be isolated from soil, and is resistant to heat, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Meat Sciences (2014)

Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences, Volume 2 348 Promotes Listeria, slowing growth of Gram- negatives ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

rRNA gene restriction patterns, and 16S rRNA sequencing, the genus Listeria includes six currently recognized species and two subspecies, namely, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Wellness (2012)

From Acai Berry to Yo-yo Dieting by Sharon K. Zoumbaris

Listeria monocytogenes can grow slowly at refrigerator temperatures. Symptoms include fever, muscle aches, nausea, and diarrhea. These flulike symptoms can lead to premature delivery in ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

Listeria (lis-te ̄re ̄-a ̆) [Lister -ia] A genus of gram-positive, non–sporeforming coccobacilli that may be found singly or in filaments. They are normal soil inhabitants. L. monocytogenes The causative agent of listeriosis. This species lives in ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition (2009)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

Listeria monocytogenes in macrophages and also in hepatocytes of infected hosts. Natural immunity in mice is controlled by the Lr1 locus on chromosome II. Mice resistant to Listeria respond to the inoculated microorganisms with large ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

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