Listeria monocytogenes

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1256
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A definition of the term "Listeria monocytogenes" is presented. It refers to the causative agent of listeriosis. The growth of Listeria monocytogenes is not inhibited by refrigeration. The species lives in soil or the intestines of animals and may contaminate food. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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