1st Edition

Food Microbiology
In Human Health and Disease

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

USD $115.00

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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

Foodborne Infectious Diseases–Historical Perspective and Overview

Recent Foodborne Infectious Diseases Outbreaks in the United States

Foodborne Infectious Diseases in the International Traveler

Outbreak Investigation in Foodborne Infectious Diseases–Successes and Limitations

Sources and Vehicles of Foodborne Infectious Diseases

Molecular Methodologies for Investigating Foodborne Infection

Diagnosis and Management of Foodborne Infectious Diseases

Antibiotic Use in Animal Feed and its Impact on Antibiotic Resistance in Human Pathogens

Role of Probiotics and Prebiotics in the Management of Obesity

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