Enteric Infections and Immunity / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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This comprehensive reference describes the current state of knowledge on the mechanisms of action of toxins, virulence factors, and mechanisms of invasion for the major groups of enteric microorganisms. This work also features the latest studies on the effects of eukaryotic cell signaling as well as stimulation of the inflammatory response by induction and the actions of cytokines. Researchers and students in microbiology, gastroenterology, and immunobiology will appreciate this important work.
Table of ContentsIndigenous Microorganisms as a Host Defense; K.H. Wilson. Mucosal Immunity: Molecular and Cellular Aspects of Immune Protection to Enteric Infections; D.W. Pascual, et al. Vibrio cholerae: Molecular Pathogenesis, Immune Response, and Vaccine Development; M.K. Waldor, J.J. Mekalanos. Immunity to Salmonella Infections; T.K. Eisenstein, et al. Shigella Infection; G.T. Keusch, D.W.K. Acheson. Escherichia coli; R.P. Rabinowitz, M.S. Donnenberg. Molecular Pathogenesis of Campylobacter jejuni Enteritis; M.E. Konkel, W. Cieplak, Jr. Clostridia and Bacteroides in Enteric Infections; D.M. Lyerly, et al. The Staphylococcal Toxins in Human Disease; M.S. Bergdoll. Immunological Aspects of Viral Gastroenteritis; S. Chiba. Immunopathogenesis of Entamoeba Histolytica; S. AriasNegrete, K. Chadee. Giardia Infections; M.F. Heyworth. The Immune Regulation of Intestinal Helminthiases; R.M. Genta. Index.