Daily Archives: February 18, 2017

Sequencing and publication of 306 Listeria monocytogenes genomes

Contributed by Poyin Chen Listeria monocytogenes is a foodborne pathogen prevalent in environmental and food matrices including soil, fruit, and deli meats. This organism encompasses 13 serotypes, among which serotypes 1/2a, 1/2b, and 4b are most commonly associated with disease including gastroenteritis and abortions. Listeriosis accounts for less than 1% of foodborne illnesses worldwide yet […]

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