Mondo Description A bacterial infection caused by Listeria monocytogenes. It occurs in newborns, elderly, and immunocompromised patients. The bacteria are transmitted through ingestion of contaminated food. Clinical manifestations include fever, muscle pain, respiratory distress, nausea, diarrhea, neck stiffness, irritability, seizures, and lethargy.
Disease Ontology Description A primary bacterial infectious disease that results_in infection, has_material_basis_in Listeria monocytogenes, which is transmitted_by ingestion of contaminated food or raw milk or transmitted_by congenital method. Ingestion of Listeria by pregnant women has_symptom nausea, has_symptom vomiting, has_symptom diarrhea, has_symptom fever, has_symptom malaise, has_symptom back pain, and has_symptom headache. Maternal infection with Listeria can result in chorioamnionitis, premature labor, spontaneous abortion, or stillbirth.
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