E. coli Infections: Causes, Treatment and Prevention


Morgan C. Rogers (Editor)
Nancy D. Peterson (Editor)

Series: Bacteriology Research Developments, Public Health in the 21st Century
BISAC: MED022090

This new book presents topical research in the study of E. coli infections, including urinary tract infections caused by E. coli; aptamer-based detection and therapeutics to prevent and treat E. coli infections; Lactoferrin as a novel natural host defense protein; enterotoxigenic escherichia coli colonization factors and the prevention of E. coli using organic acids.

(Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Uropathogenic Escherichia coli: The Pre-Eminent Urinary Tract Infection Pathogen
(David W. Hilbert, Women’s Health Research Center, Medical Diagnostic Laboratories, Hamilton, New Jersey, USA)

E. coli Infections in Urology: Causes, Treatment and Prevention
(Chelsea N. Elwood, Peter Cadieux, Dirk Lange, The Stone Centre at Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and others)

Aptamer-Based Detection and Therapeutics to Prevent and Treat E. coli Infections
(John G. Bruno, Maria P. Carrillo, Taylor Phillips, Alissa Savage, Joseph R. Koke, Operational Technologies Corporation, San Antonio, Texas, USA, and others)

Lactoferrin – A Novel Natural Host Defense Protein against Escherichia coli Infection
(Chih-Ching Yen, Hsiao-Ling Chen, Chuan-Mu Chen, Department of Life Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, and others)

Perinatal Antibiotic Use and Antimicrobial Resistance: Examining Escherichia coli as a Model
(Nevio Cimolai, Program of Microbiology, Virology, and Infection Control, Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and others)

Implication of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Pathogenicity from the Human Perspective
(Iram Liaqat, University of Western Australia)

Prevention of E. coli Infections using Organic Acids
(Eva Skøivanová, Milan Marounek, Institute of Animal Science, Department of Physiology of Nutrition and Quality of Animal Products, Pøátelství, Prague, Czech Republic)

Simulation of Enhanced Growth and Metabolism of Intestinal Escherichia Coli in the Portable Microbe Enrichment Unit (PMEU) ^
(Elias Hakalehto, PhD, Adjunct Professor in Biotechnical Microbe Analytics, Department of Biosciences, University of Eastern Finland, Finland)

Food Microbiology Research Trends
Current Status on the Etiology, Epidemiology, Food Safety Implications and Control Measures in Escherichia coli 0157:H7 Infections
(G. Normanno, Department of Health and Animal Welfare, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Valenzano (Ba), Italy)*

Bacterial DNA, DNA Polimerase and DNA Helicases
Maillard Reaction and Spontaneous Mutagenesis in Escherichia coli
(Roumyana Mironova, Yordan Handzhiyski, Toshimitsu Niwa, Alfredo Berzal-Herranz, Kirill A. Datsenko, Barry L. Wanner, Ivan Ivanov, Department of Gene Regulations, Institute of Molecular Biology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria, and others)*


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