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.
No treatment needed if immuncompetent
Pregnant patients, elderly, and immunocompromised patients: amoxicillin 500mg po tid x 3-5 days or TMP-SMX 1 DS tab po BID for 3-5 days.