Listeria monocytogenes today

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The epidemiological surveillance of listeriosis remains an urgent problem for Russia, especially in the metropolitan areas. The Gram-positive bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, which causes the infectious disease listeriosis, is a foodborne pathogen and widespread in nature. Ready-to-eat foods are particularly dangerous because no heat treatment or other antimicrobial action is performed between their production and consumption. Newborns, pregnant women, the elderly, and immunocompromised people are highly susceptible to listeriosis. The timely detection of L. monocytogenes in foodstuffs during the manufacturing and storage phases is important both for food processing and catering companies and for public health.

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Olga A. Gruzdeva

Russian Medical Academy of Continuing Professional Education

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1244-1925

MD, Dr. Sci. (Med.), Professor

Russian Federation, Moscow

Igor S. Tartakovsky

N.F. Gamaleya Federal Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology

ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4825-8951

MD, Dr. Sci. (Biol.), Professor

Russian Federation, Moscow

Victor V. Maleev

Central Research Institute of Epidemiology

ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4228-9044

MD, Dr. Sci. (Med.), Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Russian Federation, Moscow

Rinat Sh. Saitgareev

V.I. Shumakov National Medical Research Center of Transplantology and Artificial Organs

ORCID iD: 0000-0001-9754-4765

MD, Dr. Sci. (Med.), Professor

Russian Federation, 1, Shchukinskaya str., Moscow, 123182

Victoria G. Kormilitsina

V.I. Shumakov National Medical Research Center of Transplantology and Artificial Organs

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6475-3904
Russian Federation, 1, Shchukinskaya str., Moscow, 123182

Sofia O. Sharapchenko

V.I. Shumakov National Medical Research Center of Transplantology and Artificial Organs

ORCID iD: 0000-0001-9295-9136

MD, Cand. Sci. (Biol.)

Russian Federation, 1, Shchukinskaya str., Moscow, 123182

Olga V. Kisil

Gause Institute of New Antibiotics

ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4799-1318

MD, Cand. Sci. (Chem.)

Russian Federation, Moscow

Nina I. Gabrielyan

V.I. Shumakov National Medical Research Center of Transplantology and Artificial Organs

Author for correspondence.
ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1941-8311

MD, Dr. Sci. (Med.)

Russian Federation, 1, Shchukinskaya str., Moscow, 123182


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