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By attaching light-emitting genes to infectious bacteria in an experimental system, researchers at University College, Cork, Ireland, have been able to track where in the body the bacteria go â€“ giving an insight into the path of the infection process leading to the development of more targeted treatments.
Scientists use live animal imaging to study chronic Listeria infection harbored in bone marrow
French scientists have learned how Listeria monocytogenes, which causes a major food-borne illness, commandeers cellular transport machinery to invade cells and hide from the body's immune system. They believe that other infectious organisms may use the same mechanism.