South Africa just came out of a massive Listeria outbreak that sickened more than 1000 and killed more than 200.
Associate Professor, Infectious Disease and International Medicine, USF Health, Sandra Gompf, MD joined me recently to discuss Listeria in this short podcast–who’s most at risk, the pathology, common sources of the bacterium and treatment.
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