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Escherichia coli in the Americas [electronic resource] / edited by Alfredo G. Torres.

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dc.contributor.author Torres, Alfredo G. editor.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-02T10:58:14Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-02T10:58:14Z
dc.date.created 2016.
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.isbn 9783319450926
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/19271
dc.description XVIII, 384 p. 20 illus., 12 illus. in color.
dc.description.abstract Bacterial diarrheal diseases remain an important leading cause of preventable death, especially among children under five in developing countries. In the American continent, diarrheal disease and other health complications caused by Escherichia coli constitute a major public health problem, and, therefore, several research groups have dedicated their effort to understand this pathogen and provide feasible solutions to prevent, treat and reduce E. coli infections. The Latin American Coalition for Escherichia coli Research (LACER) was created as a multidisciplinary network of international research groups working with E. coli with the ultimate goal of advancing understanding of E. coli, and to prepare the next generation of American E. coli investigators. As such, this book compiles the knowledge of these investigators about E. coli, a commensal bacteria living inside its host, and a pathogen causing disease in animals and humans. Escherichia coli in the Americas contains a series of 15 chapters written by experts, covering basic concepts regarding the different categories of E. coli, including their environmental niche, virulence mechanisms, host reservoir, and disease outcomes, as well as diagnosis, vaccine development and treatment. This book's target audience include trainees and students learning about the basic and clinical aspects of E. coli pathogenesis, as well as experts around the globe who wish to learn more about this pathogen and the public health impact this bacteria has in America.
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli -- 2. Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAEC) -- 3. Typical Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli -- 4. Atypical Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli -- 5. Enterohemorrhagic (Shiga toxin-producing) Escherichia coli -- 6. Diffusely Adherent Escherichia coli -- 7. Escherichia coli in Animals -- 8. Escherichia coli in Food Products -- 9. Extra-intestinal Escherichia coli (Uropathogenic E. coli and Avian Pathogenic E. coli) -- 10. Secretion Systems of Pathogenic Escherichia coli -- 11. Therapeutics and Vaccines Against Pathogenic Escherichia coli -- 12. Homeostasis vs Dysbiosis: Role of Commensal Escherichia coli in Disease -- 13. Antibiotic Resistance in Escherichia coli -- 14. Interactions of Pathogenic Escherichia coli With Host Receptors -- 15. Human Diarrheal Infections: Diagnosis of Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli Pathotypes.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-45092-6
dc.subject Life sciences.
dc.subject Vaccines.
dc.subject Drug resistance.
dc.subject Infectious diseases.
dc.subject Bacteriology.
dc.subject Life Sciences.
dc.subject Bacteriology.
dc.subject Vaccine.
dc.subject Infectious Diseases.
dc.subject Drug Resistance.
dc.subject.ddc 579.3 23
dc.subject.lcc QR74.8-99.5
dc.subject.other Biomedical and Life Sciences (Springer-11642)
dc.title Escherichia coli in the Americas [electronic resource] / edited by Alfredo G. Torres.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-319-45092-6
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-319-45092-6
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
dc.format.rda text file PDF


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