L. monocytogenes


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Noun1.L. monocytogenes - the type species of the genus ListeriaL. monocytogenes - the type species of the genus Listeria; can cause meningitis, encephalitis, septicemia, endocarditis, abortion, abscesses, listeriosis
listeria - any species of the genus Listeria
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An outbreak case of listeriosis was defined as an infection with L. monocytogenes, with an isolate that was indistinguishable by PFGE and closely related by whole-genome multilocus sequence typing to the outbreak strain isolated during October--December 2017.
L. monocytogenes is commonly isolated from meat products, dairy products, delicatessen products and seafood's and fruits and vegetables (Swaminathan and Gerner-Smidt 2007).
L. monocytogenes is highly prevalent in clinical and food samples due to its ability to grow over a wide range of temperature including refrigeration temperatures and pH as low as 4.4, in high salinity (40% w/v), low water content, and hypoxic conditions [5, 6].
Incoming raw poultry is the primary source of L. monocytogenes contamination in commercial chicken cooking facilities.
L. monocytogenes is usually transmitted through food prone to contamination during manufacturing or postproduction processing before packing.
Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) is a foodborne bacterium found in processed meat products; it can contaminate the products during post-processing steps such as slicing, packaging and handling [1,2].
This paper aimed to present an overview of L. monocytogenes contamination in different meat, fishery and dairy products ready to eat and; thus draw attention to the importance of studies to identify the presence of pathogens in food produced in Brazil, under national conditions.
L. monocytogenes is a Gram-positive facultative intracellular food borne pathogen causing listeriosis, a rare but severe infection in humans and animals with a mortality rate of 25-30% [4].
061506, from the AOAC Research Institute) detects L. monocytogenes after only ten minutes post-sample processing.