136 страниц. 2012 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Listeria monocytogenes is recognized worldwide as one of the most important food-borne pathogens of concern for the food industries. It is a ubiquitous microorganism and it is frequently isolated from foods of animal origin, mainly meat and milk products. Because of the importance of L. monocytogenes epidemiology to human health, a number of discriminatory typing methods have been described for this organism. According to available documents, in Iraq there is no information regarding the molecular serotyping studies of L. monocytogenes isolated from animals. Therefore, there is an increase request to investigate the occurrence of L. monocytogenes serotypes. This book provides the dissemination and serotyping of this species in the cattle and sheep.