E.coli: Environmental Health Issues of VTEC 0157 (Hardback) book cover


Environmental Health Issues of VTEC 0157

By Stephen Palmer, Sharon Parry

© 2004 – Routledge

192 pages

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Hardback: 9780415235952
pub: 2002-03-28
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The control of E.coli 0157 is at the heart of the environmental health practitioner's professional agenda. This book is aimed at health professionals who need to be fully informed about the sources and effects of the organism in order to provide advice and enforce legislation at local level as well as providing non specialist professionals with a practical introduction to the terminology, methods and issues surrounding the diagnosis and control of E.coli.

Table of Contents

1. Overview. 2. How is VTEC Diagnosed? 3. How Common is VTEC Infection? 4. How Does VTEC Spread to Humans? Evidence from Sporadic Cases. 5. How Does VTEC Spread to Humans? - Evidence from Outbreaks. 6. Animal and Environmental Reservoirs of VTEC. 7. Control of VTEC 0157.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General