What is another word for genus Listeria?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈɛnəs lɪstˈi͡əɹɪə] (IPA)

The genus Listeria consists of gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria that are commonly found in soil and water. Some synonyms for this genus include Listerella, Listerispira, and Listeriella. These bacteria are known for causing listeriosis, a serious infection that can lead to meningitis, sepsis, and even death. Listeriosis is typically contracted through contaminated food such as unpasteurized cheese, deli meats, and raw vegetables. Treatment for listeriosis includes antibiotics and supportive care for any complications that may occur. It is important to practice food safety measures such as washing produce and avoiding risky foods to prevent infection from these bacteria.

Synonyms for Genus listeria:

What are the hypernyms for Genus listeria?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Family Listeriaceae, Tribe Listerieae, class Bacilli, kingdom Bacteria, order Bacillales, phylum Firmicutes.

Related words: bacteria genus, bacteria classification, bacteria order, bacteria kingdom, bacteria domain, bacteria phylum, bacterial genus

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