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A genus of bacteria which may be found in the feces of animals and man, on vegetation, and in silage. Its species are parasitic on cold-blooded and warm-blooded animals, including man.
(Source: National Library of Medicine 2013 MeSH Scope Note and Classification)
For Figure 1, please refer to the Contributing Authors page for the list of IDSA 2011 case contributors. This case was originally presented at the Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2011 (IDSA, 49th meeting) during an interactive session on Fellows' Day. Copyright 49th Annual Meeting of Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA), 2011. Used with permission.
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  1. National Library of Medicine 2013 MeSH Scope Note and Classification

National Library of Medicine MeSH Classification

Gram-Positive Bacteria
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Gram-Positive Asporogenous Rods, Regular
Listeria monocytogenes