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1st Edition

Food Microbiology
In Human Health and Disease

Edited By

Nancy Khardori

ISBN 9781498708784
Published December 18, 2015 by CRC Press
196 Pages 2 Color & 1 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

A broad overview of foodborne infectious diseases, this book covers recent outbreaks, highlighting the food sources and pathogens involved. It also examines foodborne infectious diseases in travelers that are not commonly seen in the United States, outbreak investigation, sources and vehicles of foodborne pathogens as well as diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of foodborne infectious diseases. The authors explore the relationship between antibiotic use in animal food and its effects on human health, and the use of "good bacteria" in food to promote health and treat disease.

Table of Contents

Food-borne Infectious Diseases- Historical Perspective and Overview. Recent Food-borne Infectious Diseases Outbreaks in the USA. Food- borne Infectious diseases in the International travelers. Outbreak Investigation in Food-borne Infectious Diseases. Sources of Food-borne Infectious Diseases. Vehicles and Transmission of Food-borne Pathogens. Diagnosis and Management of Food-borne Infectious Diseases. Prevention of Food-borne Infectious Diseases. Antibiotic Use in Animal Feed and its Impact on Antibiotic Resistance in Human Pathogens. Probiotic in Food for Health Maintenance and Treatment.

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