Outbreak of Listeriosis in South Africa Associated with Processed Meat.

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Summary of "Outbreak of Listeriosis in South Africa Associated with Processed Meat."

An outbreak of listeriosis was identified in South Africa in 2017. The source was unknown.


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Name: The New England journal of medicine
ISSN: 1533-4406
Pages: 632-643


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