Antibiotics Increase Susceptibility to Listeria Infection (image) Rockefeller University Press Share Print E-Mail Caption Listeria infection causes swelling and inflammation in the intestine of a mouse pretreated with antibiotics (right) but has little effect in the presence of an intact microbiome (left). Credit Becattini et al., 2017 Usage Restrictions Reporters may freely use these materials in news coverage with the appropriate credit information. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.