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Enterobacter sakazakii / Edition 1

Enterobacter sakazakii / Edition 1


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Enterobacter sakazakii / Edition 1

Understand how to protect the youngest and most vulnerable group of our population from this unique pathogen.

  • Summarizes recent findings and knowledge and addresses a wide range of issues, including taxonomy, detection and identification, virulence potential, monitoring and control during infant formula production, and regulatory issues.
  • Explains the details of infant formula production; the organism’s interaction with neonatal intestinal systems, epidemiology, and mechanisms of pathogenicity; and the effects of the disease.
  • Serves as a useful reference tool for regulators, policymakers, and academics involved with the issue of contaminated powdered infant formula and this organism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555814601
Publisher: ASM Press
Publication date: 11/15/2007
Series: Emerging Issues in Food Safety Series
Pages: 271
Product dimensions: 6.54(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Taxonomy and Physiology of Enterobacter sakazakii, Catherine Dauga and Pieter Breeuwer

2. Isolation and Identification of Enterobacter sakazakii, Séamus Fanning and Stephen J. Forsythe

3. The Neonatal Intestinal Microbial Flora, Immunity, and Infections, Stacy Townsend and Stephen J. Forsythe

4. Enterobacter sakazakii Disease and Epidemiology, Anna B. Bowen and Christopher R. Braden

5. Pathogenicity of Enterobacter sakazakii, Franco Pagotto, Jeffrey M. Farber, and Raquel Lenati

6. Production of Powdered Infant Formulae and Control Measures, Jean-Louis Cordier

7. Use of Nonsterile Nutritionals for Neonates In-Hospital and after Hospital Discharge: Control Measures Currently Instituted at One Tertiary Care Institution, Deborah L. O’Connor, Joan Brennan, Susan Dello, and Laurie Streitenberger

8. Powdered Infant Formula in Developing and Other Countries—Issues and Prospects, S. Estuningsih and N. Abdullah Sani

9. Regulatory Aspects, Jeffrey M. Farber, Franco Pagotto, and Jean-Louis Cordier

10. Enterobacter sakazakii—Personal Perspectives and Reminiscences from a 32-Year History, J. J. Farmer III

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