Perinatal infection with Listeria monocytogenes.

  title={Perinatal infection with Listeria monocytogenes.},
  author={Sarah Craig and Michael J Permezel and Lisa Doyle and Lindsay F J Mildenhall and Suzanne Garland},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  volume={36 3},
Listeria monocytogenes has been increasingly recognized as a cause of intrauterine sepsis with associated perinatal wastage. The condition is mostly acquired through dietary intake and appropriate advice should be given to all pregnant women. The most common presentations in pregnancy include premature labour, an influenza-like illness and reduced fetal movements. In this report, we present a series of 24 cases of perinatal listeria infection presenting to either our obstetric or neonatal units… CONTINUE READING


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