Gram Positive Bacilli
All are true about Listeria monocytogenes except:
|C||May cause infertility|
|D||Antons test positive|
a. Gram-positive cocci
b. Listeria monocytogenes is a gram positive bacillus/ coccobacillus. It is associated with various infections like neonatal meningitis, abortion, still birth, infertility in females.
c. Its motility is referred as tumbling motility. It is motile by peritrichous flagella but only at room temperature.
d. It is identified by Anton’s test and CAMP test.