genus Listeria

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Related to genus Listeria: genus Salmonella, genus Clostridium
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Noun1.genus Listeria - a genus of aerobic motile bacteria of the family Corynebacteriaceae containing small Gram-positive rods
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
Corynebacteriaceae, family Corynebacteriaceae - a large family of mostly Gram-positive and aerobic and nonmotile rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales
listeria - any species of the genus Listeria
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monocytogenes in particular, and the genus Listeria in general, in food.
The DuPont BAX System Real-Time PCR Assay for Genus Listeria can be utilized as a fast and dependable method to detect Listeria in a range of products and has been ratified on frankfurters, cooked shrimp, spinach, queso fresco cheese and environmental surfaces.