Foodborne Diseases

Foodborne Diseases

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In this book, leading authorities present a broad overview of the microbial pathogens and toxins associated with foodborne illness while discussing pathogenicity, clinical epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment. The volume covers all the bacterial pathogens, viruses, protozoans, and parasites, as well as microbial toxins. Additionally, authors discuss pathogen control strategies and look toward future innovations in food safety technology.
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  • Hardback | 540 pages
  • 177.8 x 256.54 x 33.02mm | 1,474.17g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2007.
  • 67 Tables, black and white; 4 Illustrations, color; 30 Illustrations, black and white; XV, 540 p. 34 illus., 4 illus. in color.
  • 1588295184
  • 9781588295187

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"Foodborne Diseases reviews a well-chosen spectrum of food borne pathogens, toxins and other interesting related subjects. ... Some chapters ... are superb models of clarity and up-to-date information. ... I would recommend this book as an institutional purchase ... ." (Corine Amar, Microbiology Today, November, 2008)
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In Foodborne Diseases, leading authorities present a broad overview of the microbial pathogens and toxins associated with foodborne illness while discussing pathogenicity, clinical epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment. The chapters of this volume cover a wide variety of bacterial pathogens, viruses, protozoans, and parasites, as well as microbial toxins, and also address alternatives to antibiotics, risk assessment, irradiation and other sanitation procedures, and molecular techniques for detecting foodborne pathogens. Additionally, the acclaimed authors discuss pathogen control strategies and look toward future innovations in food safety technology.



Covering essential foodborne pathogens, assessment and treatment, Foodborne Diseases is an essential reference for infectious disease specialists, microbiologists, and industrial and research-based scientists in food safety.
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Table of contents

Table of Contents

Simjee, Foodborne Diseases

1. E. coli

2. Listeria

3. Clostridium

4. Yersinia

5. Vibrio

6. Enterococcus

7. Viral Hepatitis

8. Gastroenteric Virus

9. Cryptosporidium

10. Toxoplasma

11. Aflatoxins

12. Scombroid poisoning

13. HAACP

14. Use of Antimicrobials in Food Animal Production

15. Alternatives to Antibiotics

16. Risk Assessment

17. Irradiation and other sanitation procedures

18. Molecular techniques of detecting foodborne pathogens and their toxins

19. Future Directions in Food Safety
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Review Text

From the reviews:

"Foodborne Diseases reviews a well-chosen spectrum of food borne pathogens, toxins and other interesting related subjects. ... Some chapters ... are superb models of clarity and up-to-date information. ... I would recommend this book as an institutional purchase ... ." (Corine Amar, Microbiology Today, November, 2008)
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