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Vital Signs: Listeria Illnesses, Deaths, and Outbreaks — United States, 2009–2011
Older adults, pregnant women, and persons with immunocompromising conditions are at higher risk than others for invasive Listeria monocytogenes infection (listeriosis), a rare and preventable foodborne illness that can cause bacteremia, meningitis, fetal loss, and death. Preterm labor was reported in 64% of pregnancy-associated cases.
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