Epidemiological and Molecular Aspects on Cholera

Epidemiological and Molecular Aspects on Cholera

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461427049
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 12/03/2012
Series: Infectious Disease
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1 General Introduction T. Ramamurthy S.K. Bhattacharya 1

2 Asiatic Cholera: Mole Hills and Mountains Asish K. Mukhopadhyay T. Ramamurthy 5

3 Endemic and Epidemic Cholera in Africa Samba Sow Martin Antonio Joe O. Oundo Inacio Mandomando T. Ramamurthy 31

4 Phenotypic and Molecular Characteristics of Epidemic and Non-epidemic Vibrio cholerae Strains Isolated in Russia and Certain Countries of Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Elena V. Monakhova 51

5 The Re-emergence of Cholera in the Americas Gabriela Delgado Rosario Morales Jose Luis Mendez Alejandro Cravioto 79

6 The Evolution of Vibrio cholerae as a Pathogen John Joseph Mekalanos 97

7 Molecular Epidemiology of Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae Shah M. Faruque G. Balakrish Nair Yoshifumi Takeda 115

8 Diversity and Genetic Basis of Polysaccharide Biosynthesis in Vibrio cholerae Shanmuga Sozhamannan Fitnat H. Yildiz 129

9 Significance of the SXT/R391 Family of Integrating Conjugative Elements in Vibrio cholerae Vincent Burras 161

10 Small Molecule Signaling Systems in Vibrio cholerae Rupak K. Bhadra Sangita Shah Bhabatosh Das 185

11 Vibrio cholerae Flagellar Synthesis and Virulence Khalid Ali Syed Karl E. Klose 203

12 Filamentous Phages of Vibrio cholerae 01 and 0139 Masahiko Ehara M. John Albert 213

13 Pathogenic Potential of Non-01, Non-0139 Vibrio cholerae Amit Sarkar Ranjan K. Nandy Asoke C. Ghose 223

14 Proteases Produced by Vibrio cholerae and Other Pathogenic Vibrios: Pathogenic Roles and Expression Sumio Shinoda 245

15 Toxins of Vibrio cholerae and Their Role in Inflammation, Pathogenesis, and Immunomodulation Kamini Walia Nirmal Kumar Ganguly 259

16 Vibrio cholerae Hemolysin: An Enigmatic Pore-Forming Toxin Kalyan K. Banerjee Budhaditya Mazumdar 277

17 Integron-Mediated Antimicrobial Resistance in Vibrio cholerae Amit Ghosh T. Ramamurthy 291

18 Aquatic Realm and Cholera Anwar Huq Chris J. Grim Rita R. Colwell 311

19 Management of Cholera P. Dutta D. Sur S. K. Bhattacharya 341

Subject Index 355

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