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Escherichia Coli 0157:H7 and Other Shiga Toxin-Producing E.Coli Strains

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Edited By: James B Kaper and Alison D O'Brian

465 pages, Illus, figs, tabs, SEMs

American Society for Microbiology Press

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #81526 | ISBN: 1555811299
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About this book

This comprehensive, interdisciplinary volume covers all aspects of infections from Shiga toxin-producing bacteria, including clinical microbiology, public health, pathogenesis, renal and gastrointestinal pathophysiology, clinical management, food safety, and human and animal ecology. Organized to reflect the perspectives of experts in these diverse areas, this book is a valuable resource for those new to the field as well as the most highly focused specialists.


Contents

Epidemiology of STEC in Humans; STEC in the Food Chain; Pathogenic Mechanisms: Bacterial Factors; Pathogenic Mechanisms: Animal Models and Host Response; Pathogenesis of Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS); Diagnosis and Treatment of STEC Infections; Vaccines against STEC

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