Treatment of listeriosis (Listeria)

Learn how listeriosis is diagnosed and treated.

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How is listeriosis diagnosed?

Listeriosis is diagnosed through laboratory testing.

If you have symptoms of listeriosis, contact your health care provider who can test you for listeriosis. This is especially important if you are in an at-risk group for developing severe illness.

How is listeriosis treated?

Listeriosis can be treated with antibiotics. Getting diagnosed early can improve the success of your treatment, especially if your risk of severe illness is high. 

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