Listeriosis: Bacterial Infection from Listeria Monocytogenes


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Listeria monocytogenes is a

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1. Which of the following is NOT a high-risk group for developing Listeriosis?

2. What foods should be avoided in patients considered high-risk for Listeriosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Listeriosis is a bacterial infection caused by Listeria monocytogenes, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of this illness. Some things you'll be assessed on include target populations, sources and characteristics of Listeriosis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Identifying characteristics of Listeria monocytogenes
  • Risk factors for Listeriosis
  • Sources of L. monocytogenes
  • Symptoms of Listeriosis

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related microbiology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define Listeriosis and L. monocytogenes
  • Knowledge application - access the knowledge you've gained regarding identifying features of Listeriosis and L. monocytogenes

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson, Listeriosis: Bacterial Infection from Listeria Monocytogenes, details these additional objectives:

  • Define psychrophile
  • Name sources and route of transmission of L. Monocytogenes
  • Explain how to prevent and avoid Listeriosis