Pregnancy-associated listeriosis in England and Wales

Awofisayo, A., Amar, C., Ruggles, R., Elson, R. ORCID:, Adak, G. K., Mook, P. and Grant, K. A. (2015) Pregnancy-associated listeriosis in England and Wales. Epidemiology and Infection, 143 (2). pp. 249-256. ISSN 0950-2688

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Listeriosis is a rare but severe foodborne disease with low morbidity and high case-fatality rates. Pregnant women, unborn and newborn babies are among the high-risk groups for listeriosis. We examined listeriosis cases reported to the enhanced surveillance system in England and Wales from 1990 to 2010 to identify risk factors influencing outcome. Cases were defined as pregnancy-associated if Listeria monocytogenes was isolated from a pregnant woman or newborn infants aged

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Environmental Sciences
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2024 03:15
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2024 03:15
DOI: 10.1017/s0950268814000594

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