Avicenna Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infection

Published by: Kowsar

Phenotypic and Genotypic Characteristics of Listeria monocytogenes Isolated From Dairy and Meat Products

Authors Information
1 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, IR Iran
4 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, UrmiaUniversity of Medical Sciences, Urmia, IR Iran
Corresponding Authors:
Article Notes and Dates
Avicenna Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infection: August 2015, 2 (3); e26905.Published Online: August 1, 2015
Article Type: Research Article; Received : January 11, 2015; Revised : March 11, 2015; Accepted : April 15, 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/ajcmi-26905

To Cite : Bahador A, Sadeghi Kalani B, Valian F, Irajian G, Lotfollahi L. et al. Phenotypic and Genotypic Characteristics of Listeria monocytogenes Isolated From Dairy and Meat Products, Avicenna J Clin Microb Infec. 2015 ;2(3):e26905. doi: 10.17795/ajcmi-26905.

Copyright: Copyright © 0, Avicenna Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infection. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
  • 1. Farber JM, Peterkin PI. Listeria monocytogenes, a food-borne pathogen. Microbiol Rev. 1991; 55(3): 476-511[PubMed]
  • 2. Mead PS, Slutsker L, Griffin PM, Tauxe RV. Food-related illness and death in the united states reply to dr. hedberg. Emerg Infect Dis. 1999; 5(6): 841-2[DOI][PubMed]
  • 3. Barton Behravesh C, Jones TF, Vugia DJ, Long C, Marcus R, Smith K, et al. Deaths associated with bacterial pathogens transmitted commonly through food: foodborne diseases active surveillance network (FoodNet), 1996-2005. J Infect Dis. 2011; 204(2): 263-7[DOI][PubMed]
  • 4. Bernbom N, Vogel BF, Gram L. Listeria monocytogenes survival of UV-C radiation is enhanced by presence of sodium chloride, organic food material and by bacterial biofilm formation. Int J Food Microbiol. 2011; 147(1): 69-73[DOI][PubMed]
  • 5. de Oliveira MM, Brugnera DF, Alves E, Piccoli RH. Biofilm formation by Listeria monocytogenes on stainless steel surface and biotransfer potential. Braz J Microbiol. 2010; 41(1): 97-106[DOI][PubMed]
  • 6. Gueriri I, Cyncynatus C, Dubrac S, Arana AT, Dussurget O, Msadek T. The DegU orphan response regulator of Listeria monocytogenes autorepresses its own synthesis and is required for bacterial motility, virulence and biofilm formation. Microbiology. 2008; 154: 2251-64[DOI][PubMed]
  • 7. Meldrum RJ, Ellis PW, Mannion PT, Halstead D, Garside J, Welsh Food Microbiological F. Prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat foods sampled from the point of sale in Wales, United Kingdom. J Food Prot. 2010; 73(8): 1515-8[PubMed]
  • 8. Uyttendaele M, Busschaert P, Valero A, Geeraerd AH, Vermeulen A, Jacxsens L, et al. Prevalence and challenge tests of Listeria monocytogenes in Belgian produced and retailed mayonnaise-based deli-salads, cooked meat products and smoked fish between 2005 and 2007. Int J Food Microbiol. 2009; 133(1-2): 94-104[DOI][PubMed]
  • 9. Granier SA, Moubareck C, Colaneri C, Lemire A, Roussel S, Dao TT, et al. Antimicrobial resistance of Listeria monocytogenes isolates from food and the environment in France over a 10-year period. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011; 77(8): 2788-90[DOI][PubMed]
  • 10. Jadhav S, Bhave M, Palombo EA. Methods used for the detection and subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes. J Microbiol Methods. 2012; 88(3): 327-41[DOI][PubMed]
  • 11. Murphy M, Corcoran D, Buckley JF, O'Mahony M, Whyte P, Fanning S. Development and application of Multiple-Locus Variable number of tandem repeat Analysis (MLVA) to subtype a collection of Listeria monocytogenes. Int J Food Microbiol. 2007; 115(2): 187-94[DOI][PubMed]
  • 12. Miya S, Kimura B, Sato M, Takahashi H, Ishikawa T, Suda T, et al. Development of a multilocus variable-number of tandem repeat typing method for Listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b strains. Int J Food Microbiol. 2008; 124(3): 239-49[DOI][PubMed]
  • 13. Kerouanton A, Brisabois A, Denoyer E, Dilasser F, Grout J, Salvat G, et al. Comparison of five typing methods for the epidemiological study of Listeria monocytogenes. Int J Food Microbiol. 1998; 43(1-2): 61-71[PubMed]
  • 14. Chen S, Li J, Saleh-Lakha S, Allen V, Odumeru J. Multiple-locus variable number of tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) of Listeria monocytogenes directly in food samples. Int J Food Microbiol. 2011; 148(1): 8-14[DOI][PubMed]
  • 15. Sperry KE, Kathariou S, Edwards JS, Wolf LA. Multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis as a tool for subtyping Listeria monocytogenes strains. J Clin Microbiol. 2008; 46(4): 1435-50[DOI][PubMed]
  • 16. Performance standards for antimicrobial susceptibility testing, twenty-first informational supplement. M02-A10 and M07-A8," CLSI Document M100-S21. 2011;
  • 17. Li X, Huang B, Eglezos S, Graham T, Blair B, Bates J. Identification of an optimized panel of variable number tandem-repeat (VNTR) loci for Listeria monocytogenes typing. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013; 75(2): 203-6[DOI][PubMed]
  • 18. Morobe IC. Prevalence, antimicrobial profiles, molecular serotyping and toxigenicity of" listeria monocytogenes" isolated from food in Gabarone, Botswana. 2009;
  • 19. de Souza VM, Franceschini SA, Martinez RCR, Ratti RP, De Martinis ECP. Survey of Listeria spp. in matched clinical, food and refrigerator samples at home level in Brazil. Food Control. 2008; 19(10): 1011-3
  • 20. Arslan S, Ozdemir F. Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Listeria spp. in homemade white cheese. Food Control. 2008; 19(4): 360-3[DOI]
  • 21. Jalali M, Abedi D. Prevalence of Listeria species in food products in Isfahan, Iran. Int J Food Microbiol. 2008; 122(3): 336-40[DOI][PubMed]
  • 22. Charpentier E, Gerbaud G, Jacquet C, Rocourt J, Courvalin P. Incidence of antibiotic resistance in Listeria species. J Infect Dis. 1995; 172(1): 277-81[PubMed]
  • 23. Prazak MA, Murano EA, Mercado I, Acuff GR. Antimicrobial resistance of Listeria monocytogenes isolated from various cabbage farms and packing sheds in Texas. J Food Prot. 2002; 65(11): 1796-9[PubMed]
  • 24. Morvan A, Moubareck C, Leclercq A, Herve-Bazin M, Bremont S, Lecuit M, et al. Antimicrobial resistance of Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated from humans in France. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010; 54(6): 2728-31[DOI][PubMed]
  • 25. Noller AC, McEllistrem MC, Pacheco AG, Boxrud DJ, Harrison LH. Multilocus variable-number tandem repeat analysis distinguishes outbreak and sporadic Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates. J Clin Microbiol. 2003; 41(12): 5389-97[PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Cited By:

Search Relations:


  • Abbas Bahador: [PubMed] [Scholar]
  • Behrooz Sadeghi Kalani: [PubMed] [Scholar]
  • Firuzeh Valian: [PubMed] [Scholar]
  • Gholamreza Irajian: [PubMed] [Scholar]
  • Lida Lotfollahi: [PubMed] [Scholar]
  • Related Article in PubMed
  • Related Article in Google Scholar

Create Citiaion Alert via Google Reader