Listeria monocytogenes: towards a complete picture of its physiology and pathogenesis

Abstract

Listeria monocytogenes is a food-borne pathogen responsible for a disease called listeriosis, which is potentially lethal in immunocompromised individuals. This bacterium, first used as a model to study cell-mediated immunity, has emerged over the past 20 years as a paradigm in infection biology, cell biology and fundamental microbiology. In this Review, we… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrmicro.2017.126

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