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1st Edition

CRC Handbook of Foodborne Diseases of Biological Origin

ISBN 9780367246709
Published February 27, 2021 by CRC Press
518 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1983: This handbook provides an overview of different biological agents and important toxins that may cause diseases on ingestion with food or water.

Table of Contents

Foodborne Toxins.  Viruses of Vertebrates: Thermal Resistance.  Microbial Food Toxicants: Clostridium botulinum Toxins.  Microbial Food and Feed Toxicants: Fungal Toxins.  Microbial Food Toxicants: Rubratoxins.  Citreoviridin. Microbial Food Toxicants: Ochratoxins.  Acute and Chronic Biological Effects of Trichothecene Toxins.  Examining Food and Drink for Parasitic, Saprophytic, and Free-Living Protoza and Helminths.  Food Contaminants: Enteric Pathogens in Shellfish.  Algal Toxins.  Foodborne Diseases.  Foodborne Diseases: Viral Infections.  Clostridium perfingens Food Poisoning.  Foodborne Diseases Due to Vibrio cholerae.  Foodborne Diseases: Brucellosis. Foodborne Diseases: Aflatoxicosis.  Foodborne Diseases: Alimentary Toxic Aleukia.  Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning.

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Miloslav Rechcigl, Jr. is a Nutrition Advisor and Chief of Research and Methodology Division in the Agency for International Development.