Symptoms of Listeria in Newborns, Pregnant Woman and Adults

Listeriosis is a food poisoning caused by eating foods that are contaminated with the Listeria Monocytogenes. It affects many newborns, pregnant woman and many adults. Here we will take a look at the symptoms of Listeria in the pregnant woman, newborn babies, and adults. 
Symptoms of Listeria
Symptoms of Listeria

Symptoms of Listeria

The symptoms of listeria infection begin in few days after you have eaten contaminated food.You can face following symptoms in case if you develop a listeria infection:
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle aches
  • Fever
  • Nausea

Symptoms of Listeria in Pregnant Woman and Newborns

During pregnancy, a listeria infection is likely to cause only mild signs and symptoms in the mother. The consequences for the baby, however, may be devastating. The baby may die unexpectedly before birth or experience a life-threatening infection within the first few days after birth. Symptoms of listeria in newborns may include:
  • Little interest in feeding
  • Irritability
  • Fever
  • Vomiting

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