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.
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)
Series: Infectious Disease
Number Of Pages: 555
Available: 31st July 2013
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2