Treatment of listeriosis.

  title={Treatment of listeriosis.},
  author={Mary E Temple and Milap C. Nahata},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  volume={34 5},
OBJECTIVE To review the most currently accepted treatment options for the treatment of listeriosis. DATA SOURCES Clinical literature was accessed through MEDLINE (1966-October 1999). Key search terms included Listeria monocytogenes, food-borne illness, penicillins, fluoroquinolones, cephalosporins, and vancomycin. DATA SYNTHESIS Listeriosis is mainly a food-borne illness caused by L. monocytogenes; people most prone to the disease are pregnant women, newborns, elderly, and those with HIV or… CONTINUE READING