Neonatal listeriosis: Uncommon or misdiagnosed?

The incidence of perinatal and neonatal Listeriosis is underestimated due undiagnosed stillbirths, misdiagnosis of NL and underreporting of single case reports. Recent outbreaks reinforce the need for better surveillance and targeted health education in certain population groups especially during pregnancy.

*Corresponding Author: 

Ranjit I. Kylat, MD, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Developmental Biology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, PO BOX 245073, 1501N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA.