First Line Treatment
Ampicillin or Penicillin
Aerobic Gram positive bacilli
Usually causes infection in neonates, pregnant women, elderly, and immunocompromised patients.
Foodborne illness associated with deli meat, soft cheeses, unpasteurized milk, and others.
Often occurs in outbreaks.
Self-limited gastrointestinal illness with diarrhea
Infectious Disease consultation recommended to assist in evaluation/management.
Reportable disease (LACDPH).