Diseases

Name

Listeriosis

Names alternate

Listeria
Listerellosis
Circling disease

Parents
(1) Gastroenteritis
(2) Nervous system illness
Agents
(1) Listeria grayi > Listeria > Bacteria
(2) Listeria ivanovii > Listeria > Bacteria
(3) Listeria monocytogenes > Listeria > Bacteria
Populations
(1) Bird (Aves) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(2) Human (Homo sapiens sapiens) > Primate > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(3) Poultry > Bird (Aves) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(4) Ruminant > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Transmission
(1) Ingestion
Properties
(1) Notifiable diseases (USA)
(2) Zoonotic
Documents
(1) Caserta MT: Neonatal Listeriosis (2013)
(2) CDC: Listeria (Listeriosis) (2015)
(3) Wikipedia: Listeriosis (2015)
Notes

The disease primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, pregnant women, and newborns. Rarely, people without these risk factors can also be affected.
Rarely listeriosis may present as cutaneous listeriosis.

Created

2015-07-27 14:15:57+00:00

Modified

2016-01-27 22:02:48.250895+00:00