- Department of Environmental Assessment, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Tham, Wilhem; Lopez-Valladares, Gloria; Helmersson, Seved; Wennstrom, Stefan; Osterlund, Anders; Danielsson-Tham, Marie-Louise
Isolates of Listeria monocytogenes saved from outbreaks of listeriosis, cases of sporadic listeriosis, and similar events do not always belong to a solitary genetic variant. Variants of the same strain may have evolved from a unique clone, and plasmid loss or gain and phage-mediated genetic changes are suggested as the main mechanism. Some of these reports are summarized in this short communication.
Foodborne Pathogens and Disease
2013, Volume: 10, number: 9, pages: 825-826
Publisher: MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC