Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 19th, 2006
According to recent research from the United States, "Listeriosis, a life-threatening food-borne illness caused by Listeria monocytogenes, affects approximately 2,500 Americans annually. Between July and October 2002, an uncommon strain of L. monocytogenes caused an outbreak of listeriosis in nine states. We conducted case finding, a case-control study, and trace-back and microbiological investigations to determine the extent and source of the outbreak and to propose control measures."
"Case patients were infected with...
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