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Author Cary, Jeffrey W.

Title Microbial foodborne diseases : mechanisms of pathogenesis and toxin synthesis / edited by Jeffrey W. Cary, John E. Linz, Deepak Bhatnagar
Published Lancaster, Pa. : Technomic Pub. Co., Inc., [2000]


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Description xxii, 550 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Pt. I. Gram Negative Foodborne Bacterial Pathogens. 1. Molecular and Cellular Biology of Salmonella Pathogenesis / Francisco Garcia-del Portillo. 2. Shigella Infections: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Host Immune Response / Christine Wenneras and Philippe Sansonetti. 3. The Molecular Pathogenesis of Escherichia Coli Infections / Michael S. Donnenberg and James P. Nataro. 4. Virulence Determinants of the Bacterial Pathogen Yersinia Enterocolitica: Mode of Action and Global Regulation / Marie-Paule Sory and Guy R. Cornelis. 5. Molecular Pathogenesis of Vibrio Infections / Kenneth M. Peterson. 6. Molecular Mechanisms Governing Campylobacter Pathogenicity / L. S. Mansfield and S. R. Abner -- Pt. II. Gram Positive Foodborne Bacterial Pathogens. 7. The Action, Genetics, and Synthesis of Clostridium Perfringens Enterotoxin / Bruce A. McClane. 8. Mechanisms of Pathogenesis and Toxin Synthesis in Clostridium Botulinum / Keiji Oguma, Yukako Fujinaga and Kaoru Inoue / [et al.]. 9. Pathogenesis Determinants of Listeria Monocytogenes / Sophia Kathariou -- Pt. III. Fungal and Marine Toxins. 10. Aflatoxins: Biological Significance and Regulation of Biosynthesis / Jeffrey W. Cary, Deepak Bhatnagar and John E. Linz. 11. Fusarium Toxins: Trichothecenes and Fumonisins / Robert H. Proctor. 12. PSP Toxins: Their Biosynthesis by Marine Dinoflagellates and Molecular Identification / Yuzaburo Ishida and Yoshihiko Sako -- Pt. IV. Parasitic Protozoa. 13. Toxoplasma Gondii Strain Variation and Pathogenicity / Judith E. Smith and Naomi Rebuck. 14. Entamoeba Histolytica and Cryptosporidium Parvum / Upinder Singh, Theodore S. Steiner and Barbara J. Mann -- Pt. V. Viruses and Related Infectious Agents. 15. Norwalk and Other Human Caliciviruses: Molecular Characterization, Epidemiology, and Pathogenesis / Kellogg J. Schwab, Mark K. Estes and Robert L. Atmar. 16. Molecular Biology of Prion Diseases / Corninne Ida Lasmezas and Stefan Weiss
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web by subscription to netLibrary, Inc. (CEIRC Shared Collection)
Subject Aflatoxins.
Clostridium botulinum.
Clostridium perfringens.
Cryptosporidium parvum.
Entamoeba histolytica.
Escherichia coli.
Food contamination.
Food -- Analysis.
Food -- Microbiology.
Foodborne diseases -- Pathogenesis.
Listeria monocytogenes.
Microbial toxins.
Prion diseases.
Vibrio infections.
Yersinia enterocolitica.
Author Bhatnagar, Deepak, 1949-
Cary, Jeffrey W.
Linz, John E.
LC no. 99066881
ISBN 1566767873 (hardcover : alk. paper)