Infect Drug Resist 2021 26;14:1967-1978. Epub 2021 May 26.
Department of Obstetrics, The First Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning, People's Republic of China.
Listeria monocytogenes (LM) is an intracellular, aerobic and facultative anaerobic, Gram-positive bacterium, which is primarily transmitted to humans orally via food. LM could occur in asymptomatic pregnant women; however, fetal infection is a serious condition, entailing premature birth, abortion, sepsis, central nervous system (CNS) involvement, or even death. If a pregnant woman exhibits symptoms, the performance is almost like influenza, such as fever, headache, diarrhea, myalgia, or other digestive-related symptoms. Read More