Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms

Listeria monocytogenes: Properties, Pathogenesis, Lab Diagnosis

Listeria monocytogenes: Properties, Pathogenesis, Lab Diagnosis

Listeria monocytogenes is a facultative intracellular Gram-positive coccobacilli responsible for listeriosis, one of the serious food-borne infections.

Shigella: Disease, Properties, Pathogenesis, Lab Diagnosis

Shigella: Disease, Properties, Pathogenesis, Lab Diagnosis

The causative agent of Bacillary dysentery, Shigella is a member of family Enterobacteriaceae. It is non-motile, non-lactose fermenter.

Campylobacter Jejuni: Disease, Properties, Lab Diagnosis

Campylobacter Jejuni: Disease, Properties, Lab Diagnosis

The most common cause of gastroenteritis worldwide, Campylobacter is a curved, gram-negative rod. It is an oxidase-positive microaerophile.

Food Poisoning: Definition, Causative Agents

Food Poisoning: Definition, Causative Agents