Listeriosis

Last updated: Friday, 17, December, 2010
Key InformationAppropriate Tests

Blood culture

Risk factors

Neonatal period 

Wound swab/aspirate from skin papules, if present.

Immunosuppression

See Infection (increased susceptibility)

Pregnancy

Presentations

Bacteraemia/Septicaemia

Meningitis

Cerebrospinal fluid examination.

Encephalitis 

Cerebrospinal fluid examination.