An outbreak of food-borne listeriosis due to cheese in Japan, during 2001.

@article{Makino2005AnOO,
  title={An outbreak of food-borne listeriosis due to cheese in Japan, during 2001.},
  author={Sou-ichi Makino and Keiko Kawamoto and Koichi Takeshi and Yumiko Okada and M. Yamasaki and Shigeki Yamamoto and Shizunobu Igimi},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={104 2},
  pages={189-96}
}
Food-borne outbreaks caused by Listeria monocytogenes have been recognized in US and European countries. Only sporadic cases, of neonatal listeriosis, have been reported in Japan. Since L. monocytogenes has been often isolated from foods in Japan, food-borne outbreaks potentially could have occurred. In February 2001, L. monocytogenes serotype 1/2b was isolated from a washed-type cheese during routine Listeria monitoring of 123 domestic cheeses. Further samples from products and the… CONTINUE READING

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