NC_016011:470908 Listeria ivanovii subsp. ivanovii PAM 55, complete genome
Host Lineage: Listeria ivanovii; Listeria; Listeriaceae; Bacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria
General Information: Listeria ivanovii is an animal pathogen that causes abortions and stillbirths in ruminants, primarily sheep. This organism produces a number of virulence factors including hemolysin, sphingomylelinase, and phospholipase. Like other Listeria species, Listeria ivanovii is found in soil, water, and sewage.