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Title Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli and Other Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli / edited by Vanessa Sperandio, Department of Microbiology, University of Texas, Dallas, TX, and Carolyn J. Hovde, School of Food Science, Idaho INBRE Program, Moscow, ID.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, [2015], ©2015.

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 553 pages) : illustrations, charts, figures, tables.
Series Monograph, ASM Press
Monograph, ASM Press.
Note Printed in the United States of America
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, 2015. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Escherichia coli infections.
Escherichia coli O157:H7.
Verocytotoxins.
Hemolytic-uremic syndrome.
Shiga Toxins.
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli.
Contents Contents -- Preface -- Chapter 1 : Overview and Historical Perspectives / James B. Kaper, Alison D. O’Brien -- Chapter 2 : Taxonomy Meets Public Health: The Case of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli / Flemming Scheutz -- Chapter 3 : Shiga Toxin (Stx) Classification, Structure, and Function / Angela R. Melton-Celsa -- Chapter 4 : Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli Genomics: Past, Present, and Future / Shah M. Sadiq, Tracy H. Hazen, David A. Rasko, Mark Eppinger -- Chapter 5 : Role of Shiga/Vero Toxins in Pathogenesis / Fumiko Obata, Tom Obrig -- Chapter 6 : The Locus of Enterocyte Effacement and Associated Virulence Factors of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli / Mark P. Stevens, Gad M. Frankel -- Chapter 7 : Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli Adhesins / Brian D. Mcwilliams, Alfredo G. Torres -- Chapter 8 : Animal Models of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli Infection / Jennifer M. Ritchie -- Chapter 9 : Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli Virulence Gene Regulation / Jay L. Mellies, Emily Lorenzen -- Chapter 10 : Shiga Toxin (Verotoxin)-Producing Escherichia coli in Japan / Jun Terajima, Sunao Iyoda, Makoto Ohnishi, Haruo Watanabe -- Chapter 11 : Animal Reservoirs of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli / Anil K. Persad, Jeffrey T. Lejeune -- Chapter 12 : Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli in Fresh Produce: A Food Safety Dilemma / Peter Feng -- Chapter 13 : Public Health Microbiology of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli / Alfredo Caprioli, Gaia Scavia, Stefano Morabito -- Chapter 14 : Detection of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli from Nonhuman Sources and Strain Typing / Lothar Beutin, Patrick Fach -- Chapter 15 : Shiga Toxin/Verocytotoxin-Producing Escherichia coli Infections: Practical Clinical Perspectives / T. Keefe Davis, Nicole C. A. J. van De Kar, Phillip I. Tarr -- Chapter 16 : The Inflammatory Response during Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli Infection / Jaclyn S. Pearson, Elizabeth L. Hartland -- Chapter 17 : New Therapeutic Developments against Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli / Angela R. Melton-Celsa, Alison D. O’Brien -- Chapter 18 : Risk Factors for Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli-Associated Human Diseases / Marta Rivas, Isabel Chinen, Elizabeth Miliwebsky, Marcelo Masana -- Chapter 19 : Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli Pathogenesis and the Host Response / Diana Karpman, Anne-lie Ståhl -- Chapter 20 : The Interplay between the Microbiota and Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli / Reed Pifer, Vanessa Sperandio -- Chapter 21 : “Preharvest” Food Safety for Escherichia coli O157 and Other Pathogenic Shiga Toxin-Producing Strains / Thomas E. Besser, Carrie E. Schmidt, Devendra H. Shah, Smriti Shringi -- Chapter 22 : Peri- and Postharvest Factors in the Control of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli in Beef / Rodney A. Moxley, Gary R. Acuff -- Chapter 23 : Veterinary Public Health Approach to Managing Pathogenic Verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli in the Agri-Food Chain / Geraldine Duffy, Evonne McCabe -- Chapter 24 : Clinical Studies of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Conjugate Vaccines in Adults and Young Children / Shousun Chen Szu, Amina Ahmed -- Chapter 25 : Vaccination of Cattle against Escherichia coli O157:H7 / David R. Smith -- Chapter 26 : Escherichia coli O104:H4 Pathogenesis: An Enteroaggregative E. coli/Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli Explosive Cocktail of High Virulence / Fernando Navarro-Garcia -- Chapter 27 : The Way Forward / Vanessa Sperandio -- Index -- About the Editors.
Summary Useful as a textbook for advanced courses in microbiology, food safety, infectious disease, or microbial pathogenesis, the text presents the most current research overview from a multidisciplinary, international group of expert authors concerned with tracking, deciphering, intervening, and understanding the diseases caused by EHEC and STEC.
Other Author Sperandio, Vanessa, editor of compilation.
Hovde, Carolyn J., editor of compilation.
American Society for Microbiology.
Other Title Print version: Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli and Other Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli Washington : ASM Press, ©2015 9781555818784