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Medical Importance of the Normal Microflora - Gerald W. Tannock

Medical Importance of the Normal Microflora

By: Gerald W. Tannock (Editor)

Hardcover Published: January 1999
ISBN: 9780412793905
Number Of Pages: 515

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List of contributors. Preface. 1. The normal microflora: an introduction; G.W. Tannock. 2. The human skin microflora and disease; W.C. Noble. 3. The respiratory tract microflora and disease; J.O. Kim, J.N. Weiser. 4. Dental caries; H.F. Jenkinson. 5. The oral microflora and human periodontal disease; J. Slots, C. Chen. 6. Helicobacter pylori: opportunistic member of the normal microflora or agent of communicable disease? A. Lee. 7. The intestinal microflora and intra-abdominal sepsis; A.B. Onderdonk. 8. The intestinal microflora and inflammatory bowel disease; V.S. Chadwick, Wangxue Chen. 9. Mucin degradation and its significance in inflammatory conditions of the gastrointestinal tract; A.M. Roberton, A.P. Corfield. 10. Colon cancer: the potential involvement of the normal microflora; J. Birkbeck. 11. Toxicological implications of the normal microflora; I.R. Rowland. 12. Chemical transformations of bile salts by the intestinal microflora; J. Van Eldere. 13. Translocation of microbes from the intestinal tract; R.D. Berg. 14. The normal microflora and antibiotic-associated diarrhoea and colitis; S.P. Borriello, C. Roffe. 15. The normal microflora as a reservoir of antibiotic resistance determinants; G.W. Tannock. 16. The development of microbial biofilms on medical prostheses; G. Reid. 17. Urogenital microflora and urinary tract infections; G. Reid, M. Habash. 18. Candida albicans: from commensal to pathogen; P.L. Fidel Jr. 19. The role of the microflora in bacterial vaginosis; G. Reid, C. Heinemann. 20. Modification of the normal microflora; G.W. Tannock. Index.

List of contributors
Preface
The normal microflora: an introduction
The human skin microflora and disease
The respiratory tract microflora and disease
Dental caries
The oral microflora and human periodontal disease
Helicobacter pylori: opportunistic member of the normal microflora or agent of communicable disease?
The intestinal microflora and intra-abdominal sepsis
The intestinal microflora and inflammatory bowel disease
Mucin degradation and its significance in inflammatory conditions of the gastrointestinal tract
Colon cancer: the potential involvement of the normal microflora
Toxicological implications of the normal microflora
Chemical transformations of bile salts by the intestinal microflora
Translocation of microbes from the intestinal tract
The normal microflora and antibiotic-associated diarrhoea and colitis
The normal microflora as a reservoir of antibiotic resistance determinants
The development of microbial biofilms on medical prostheses
Urogenital microflora and urinary tract infections
Candida albicans: from commensal to pathogen
The role of the microflora in bacterial vaginosis
Modification of the normal microflora
Index
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ISBN: 9780412793905
ISBN-10: 0412793903
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 515
Published: January 1999
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.98 x 16.31  x 3.61
Weight (kg): 1.02

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