Pathogenic Escherichia coli: Molecular and Cellular Microbiology

Pathogenic Escherichia coli: Molecular and Cellular Microbiology

by Stefano Morabito (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781908230379
Publisher: Caister Academic Press
Publication date: 04/01/2014
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors v

Foreword ix

1 Diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli Infections in Humans Rosangela Tozzoli Flemming Scheutz 1

2 Pathogenic Escherichia coli in Domestic Mammals and Birds Jacques G. Mainil John M. Fairbrother 19

3 Genomic Plasticity and the Emergence of New Pathogenic Escherichia coli Shana R. Leopold Ulrich Dobrindt Helge Karch Alexander Mellmann 45

4 Shiga Toxin-encoding Phages: Multifunctional Gene Ferries Maite Muniesa Herbert Schmidt 57

5 Shiga Toxins Samuel Juillot Winfried Römer 79

6 Escherichia coli Subtilase Cytotoxin: Structure, Function and Role in Disease Adrienne W. Paton Hui Wang Valeria Michelacci Stefano Morabito James C. Paton 103

7 Cell Cycle Modulating Toxins Produced by Escherichia coli István Tóth Domonkos Sváb 117

8 The Heat-stable and Heat-labile Enterotoxins Produced by Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Sascha Kopic Ahmad Saleh John P. Geibel 139

9 Haemolysins Bernt E. Uhlin Jan Oscacsson Sun N. Wai 161

10 Structural, Molecular and Functional Characteristics of Attaching and Effacing Lesions H.T. Law Julian A. Guttman 181

11 Colonization Factor Antigens of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Felipe Del Canto Alfredo G. Torres 201

12 Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli and Disease Nadia Boisen James P. Nataro Karen A. Krogfelt 217

13 Host Cell Invasion by Pathogenic Escherichia coli Adam J. Lewis Elizabeth M. Ott Travis J. Wiles Matthew A. Mulvey 231

14 Vaccines Against Enteric Escherichia coli Infections in Animals Eric Cox Vesna Melkebeek Bert Devriendt Bruno M. Goddeeris Daisy Vanrompay 255

15 Perspective of use of Vaccines for Preventing Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Diarrhoea in Humans Weiping Zhang 273

Index 303

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