Environmental and Food Virology
Impacts and Challenges in One Health Approach
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Enteric pathogenic viruses are a major challenge in public health, as they represent a major concern with a severe global impact to the economy, commerce, and health systems. Consequently, their active monitoring can allow preventive surveillance and the discovery of new viruses, exemplifying an important epidemiological and health control tool.
In an unprecedented way, this book addresses the general characteristics of enteric viruses and their environmental transmission, with a particular emphasis on their structures, stability, routes of transmission and the use of bioindicators for epidemiological monitoring and control. In addition, this book will also address the recent developments for viral concentration and detection in environmental and food samples and the challenges for the control of environmental and food viruses to reduce microbiological risk for final consumers.
Table of Contents
An Overview of Viruses Transmitted by Water and Food: Main Actors and the Main Transmission Routes
Aline Viancelli, Bruna Petry and William Michelon
Enteroviruses: Impacts and Challengers
Beatriz Pereira Savi, Rafael Dorighello Cadamuro, Mariana Elois, Giulia Von Tönnemann Pilati, Mariane Dahmer, Helena Yurevna Caio, Júlia Zanette Penso, Doris Sobral Marques Souza and Gislaine Fongaro
Environmental Viruses in Livestock Production
Janice Reis Ciacci Zanella
Bacteriophages Discovery and Environmental Application
Raphael da Silva, Mariana Elois, Beatriz Pereira Savi, Estevão Brasiliense de Souza, Rafael Dorighello Cadamuro, Doris Sobral Marques Souza, David Rodríguez-Lázaro and Gislaine Fongaro
Detection of Enteric Viruses in Foods and Food-Processing Environments
Rachel Siqueira de Queiroz Simões and David Rodríguez-Lázaro
Concentration and Detection of Enteric Viruses in Aqueous Samples
Kareem R. Badr, Rachel Siqueira de Queiroz Simões, David Rodríguez-Lázaro and Elmahdy M. Elmahdy
Management of Microbiological Contaminants in Shellfish Growing Areas: Current Practices and Future Directions with a Focus on Viruses
Carlos J.A. Campos
Virus Removal and Inactivation
Monika Trzaskowska, Kevin Hunt and David Rodríguez-Lázaro
Quantitative Virus Risk Assessment in Food, Water and the Environment
Kevin Hunt, Monika Trzaskowska and David Rodríguez-Lázaro
Gislaine Fongaro is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology (MIP), Center for Biological Sciences, Federal University of Santa Catarina. She is a PhD in Biotechnology and Biosciences and is working in the One Health area focusing on virus monitoring and bacteriophage technology and discovery. She was the person who conceptualized this book.
David Rodríguez-Lázaro is a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine (DVM), an expert in Food Science (BSc and MSc) and Molecular Microbiology (PhD). He is the Head of the Microbiology Division and the Director of the Centre for Emerging Pathogens and Global Health at the University of Burgos. His research interest is focused on the establishment of strategies for the detection of foodborne pathogens from environmental and food sources, the characterization of their prevalence, and the development of emergent food preservation processes.
Doris Sobral Marques Souza is a Biologist with, Ph.D. in Biotechnology and Bioscience, and expertise area in Environmental Virology. Author of several publications about human viral pathogens contaminants in environmental and food samples, focusing on One Health. Dr. Souza is a member of the research team at Applied Virology Laboratory and Food Science and Technology Department at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil.