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Listeria monocytogenes, shown in green in these microscope slides, has crossed the epithelial barrier of the intestines by a wild-type (WT) Listeria monocytogenes on the left and the Internalin A deficient (?inlA) L. monocytogenes on the right. In the center (lap—), the bacterium cannot cross the epithelial barrier in the mouse that has an Internalin A receptor deficiency. (Photo provided by Arun Bhunia)

Scientists find alternate path for Listeria to sicken people

According to an estimate, almost 600 million of people contract listeriosis each year. And the rate of death among them in the value is average 420,000. Pregnant...