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  • Persons at particular risk for listeriosis include the elderly, pregnant women, newborns, and those with a weakened immune system (called immunocompromised).
  • Listeriosis is considered a food-borne illness because most people are probably infected after eating food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
  • Persons with listeriosis may develop flu-like symptoms such as fever, headache, nausea and vomiting, tiredness, and diarrhea.
  • Listeriosis is an illness caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes that is acquired by eating contaminated food.
  • Listeriosis is treated with the antibiotics ampicillin (Omnipen) or sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim (Bactrim, Septra).
 

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