Understanding Pathogen Behaviour - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781855739536, 9781845690229

Understanding Pathogen Behaviour

1st Edition

Virulence, Stress Response and Resistance

Editors: M. Griffiths
Hardcover ISBN: 9781855739536
eBook ISBN: 9781845690229
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 30th July 2005
Page Count: 624
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Understanding virulence, stress response and resistance mechanisms: Understanding the behaviour of pathogenic cells: Proteome and metabolome analysis; Mechanistic modelling of pathogen stress response; The development of pathogenicity; Host–pathogen interactions; Factors affecting stress response; Cross-protective effects of bacterial stress; Sublethal injury, pathogen virulence and adaptation; Detecting sublethally-damaged cells. Part 2 Virulence and stress response mechanisms of particular pathogens: Salmonella: Virulence, stress response and resistance; E.coli: Virulence, stress response and resistance; Campylobacter: Stress response and resistance; Bacillus cereus: Factors affecting virulence; Staphylococcus aureus: Pathogenesis and stress response; Vibrio species: Pathogenesis and stress response. Part 3 Pathogen resistance and adaptation to particular stresses: Understanding pathogen survival and resistance in the food chain; Pathogen resistance and adaptation to heat stress; Pathogen resistance and adaptation to emerging technologies; Pathogen resistance and adaptation to natural antimicrobials; Pathogen resistance and adaptation to disinfectants and sanitisers; Pathogen resistance and adaptation to low temperature. Part 4 Appendix: Clostridium; Quorum sensing.


Description

Part 1 Understanding virulence, stress response and resistance mechanisms: Understanding the behaviour of pathogenic cells: Proteome and metabolome analysis; Mechanistic modelling of pathogen stress response; The development of pathogenicity; Host–pathogen interactions; Factors affecting stress response; Cross-protective effects of bacterial stress; Sublethal injury, pathogen virulence and adaptation; Detecting sublethally-damaged cells. Part 2 Virulence and stress response mechanisms of particular pathogens: Salmonella: Virulence, stress response and resistance; E.coli: Virulence, stress response and resistance; Campylobacter: Stress response and resistance; Bacillus cereus: Factors affecting virulence; Staphylococcus aureus: Pathogenesis and stress response; Vibrio species: Pathogenesis and stress response. Part 3 Pathogen resistance and adaptation to particular stresses: Understanding pathogen survival and resistance in the food chain; Pathogen resistance and adaptation to heat stress; Pathogen resistance and adaptation to emerging technologies; Pathogen resistance and adaptation to natural antimicrobials; Pathogen resistance and adaptation to disinfectants and sanitisers; Pathogen resistance and adaptation to low temperature. Part 4 Appendix: Clostridium; Quorum sensing.

Key Features

  • Summarises the wealth of recent research in pathogen behaviour
  • Assesses implications for microbiologists and QA staff in the food industry

Readership

Those in the food industry in charge of ensuring food safety


Details

No. of pages:
624
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781845690229
Hardcover ISBN:
9781855739536

Reviews

…an essential resource for all in the food safety industry. …a must-have microbiology text, dealing with prevailing issues in the food safety industry worldwide., Food Processing
…a well written book containing a wealth of up-to-date information., Microbiology Today 2006
…highly recommended to food scientists and, especially, to practical workers in the food industry, who are responsible for ensuring food safety., Advances in Food Science


About the Editors

M. Griffiths Editor

Mansel Griffiths is Professor of Food Science at the University of Guelph, Canada and Director of the Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety. He is well known for his work on the microbiological safety of food.