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- Lee, Sangmi; Ward, Todd J.; Graves, Lewis M.; Tarr, Cheryl L.; Siletzky, Robin M.; Kathariou, Sophia
- Applied and environmental microbiology 2014 v.80 no.12 pp. 3632-3644
- Listeria monocytogenes, etc ; DNA probes; arsenic; benzalkonium chloride; cadmium; clones; disease outbreaks; disinfectants; foodborne illness; genotyping; heavy metals; humans; hybridization; listeriosis; microbiology; monitoring; population structure; serotypes; virulent strains; United States; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... Listeria monocytogenes can cause severe foodborne disease (listeriosis). Serotype 4b strains have resulted in numerous outbreaks, repeatedly involving three epidemic clones (ECI, ECII, and ECIa). Little is known about population structure of L. monocytogenes serotype 4b from sporadic listeriosis, even though most listeriosis cases are sporadic. Here we analyzed 136 serotype 4b isolates from sporad ...
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