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Table 1 Characteristics of 12 maternal and 14 neonatal cases of pregnancy-associated listeriosis

From: Perinatal listeriosis patients treated at a maternity hospital in Beijing, China, from 2013–2018

Group Maternal Neonatal
Total, n 12 14
Median age (min, max), y 29 (25, 41)  
Median gestation at delivery (min, max), wk   29.0 (20.0, 38.1)
Underlying disease, n (%)
 GDM 2 (16.67)  
 SLE 1 (8.33)  
Clinical manifestations, n (%)
 Fever 11 (91.67)  
 Gastrointestinal symptoms 5 (41.67)  
 Flu-like symptoms 3 (25)  
Laboratory findings
 Peripheral WBC, mean ± SD, 109/L 21.13 ± 6.55  
 Neutrophils, %, median (min, max) 82.55 (74.3, 92.6)  
 Mononuclear cells, mean ± SD, 109/L 0.98 ± 0.34  
Mortality, n (%) 0 8 (57.1)
  1. Abbreviations: max, maximum; min, minimum; GDM gestational diabetes mellitus, SLE systemic lupus erythematosus, WBC white blood cell, SD standard deviation