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lis·te·ri·a

 (lĭ-stîr′ē-ə)
n.
Any of various rod-shaped, gram-positive bacteria of the genus Listeria, which includes the causative agent of listeriosis.

[New Latin Listeria, genus name, after Joseph Lister.]

listeria

(lɪsˈtɪərɪə)
n
(Microbiology) any rodlike Gram-positive bacterium of the genus Listeria, esp L. monocytogenes, the cause of listeriosis
[C20: named after Joseph Lister]
lisˈterial adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.listeria - any species of the genus Listeria
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Listeria - a genus of aerobic motile bacteria of the family Corynebacteriaceae containing small Gram-positive rods
L. monocytogenes, Listeria monocytogenes - the type species of the genus Listeria; can cause meningitis, encephalitis, septicemia, endocarditis, abortion, abscesses, listeriosis
Translations

listeria

[lɪsˈtiːərɪə] Nlisteria f

listeria

[lɪsˈtɪəriə] nlistéria f

listeria

n (Med)
Listeriose f
listeria pl (= bacteria)Listerien pl

listeria

[ˌlɪsˈtɪərɪə] nlisteria
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Clytiau, condoms, bagiau a syringes cyffuriau, a miloedd ar filoedd o wet-wipes oedd wedi eu claddu yng nghanol y baw a'r braster - ynghyd a Lysteria, Campylobacter ac E.
But there is nothing like a dame and in Cinderella we get two of them, the ghastly ugly sisters Lysteria and Dyspepsia.
In these patients, a predisposition to infections including non-typhoidal salmonella, coccidioidomycosis, paracoccidioidomycosis, histoplasma, nocardia, lysteria, cryptococcus, and cryptosporidium is also observed (27, 28).
Gram-negative bacterial strains (Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 27853, Escherichia coli ATCC 25922, Salmonella typhimurium ATCC 13311, Acinetobacter baumanii ATCC 19606, Proteus mirabilis ATCC 35659, Klebsiella pneumoniae ATCC 700603) and Gram-positive bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923, Bacillus cereus ATCC 10876, Enterococcus faecalis ATCC 49452, Lysteria monocytogenes ATCC 15313) were provided from American Type Culture Collection (ATCC).
"Salmonella, lysteria, campylobacter and other bacteria, as well as also viruses in food, can constitute health risks for humans," professor LE-ppo Ellerbroek of Germany's Federal Institute for risk assessment says.