Definitions for "Listeria monocytogenes"
Low G+C gram-positive, facultative anaerobe; temperature-dependent motility; unusually broad ecological niche; causative agent of listeriosis; model pathogen for the study of cell-mediated immunity (Lecture: Listeria monocytogenes I, 4/11/02)
the type species of the genus Listeria; can cause meningitis, encephalitis, septicemia, endocarditis, abortion, abscesses, listeriosis
a Gram-positive organism that is ubiquitous in soil and water and is associated with foodborne illness