The Encyclopedia of Bacteriology Research Developments (11 Volume Set)


Tod Barton (Editor)
Doyle Ortiz (Editor)

Series: Bacteriology Research Developments

BISAC: SCI006000

This encyclopedia is composed of 11 volumes, and a total of 161 chapters, and provides the latest research in bacteriology written by authors from all over the world.

Table of Contents

Volume 1
Chapter 1 Genetic Mobile Elements of Resistance to Glycopeptides of Enterococcus
Chapter 2 Clinical and Food Enterococci Isolates: The Significance of Their Antibiotic Resistance
Chapter 3 Bacterial Pneumonia: Epidemiology, Causes, Risk Factors and Clinical Fundamentals
Chapter 4 Lactic Acid Bacteria against Spoilage and Pathogenic Microorganisms in Food
Chapter 5 Thermotolerant Probiotic Lactic Acid Bacteria in Cooked Meat Products
Chapter 6 Microencapsulated Lactic Acid Bacteria in Meat Products
Chapter 7 Lactic Acid Bacteria Responses to Osmotic Challenges
Chapter 8 Lactic Acid Bacteria as Source of Biosurfactants
Chapter 9 Antimicrobial Bacteriocins and Peptidoglycan Hydrolases: Beneficial Metabolites Produced by Lactic Acid Bacteria
Chapter 10 Bioactive Peptides Generated by Lactic Acid Bacteria
Chapter 11 Antimicrobial Products: An Important Feature of Lab and Their Applications
Chapter 12 Diversity and Production of γ-Aminobutyric Acid by Lactic Acid Bacteria
Chapter 13 Lactococcus Lactis as a DNA Vaccine Delivery System
Chapter 14 Bile Salt Hydrolase Activity of Lactic Acid Bacteria: A Potential for Health
Chapter 15 Exopolysaccharides from Lactobacillus: Biosynthesis, Characterization, Functional Aspects and Applications in Food Industry
Chapter 16 Spore-Forming Lactic Acid Bacteria and Their Abilities for Utilization

Volume 2
Chapter 17 The Gastrointestinal Phase of Listeria monocytogenes Infection
Chapter 18 Several Methods for Determination of Phagocytic and Killing Activities of Macrophages Against Listeria Monocytogenes nfection -Which is the Simplest and Reproducible Method?-
Chapter 19 Prevalence of Listeria Monocytogenes in Poultry Marketed in Iran: Characterization and Antimicrobial Resistance of the Isolates
Chapter 20 Listeria Monocytogenes: Growth in Biofilms in the Food Industry
Chapter 21 Adhesion and Biofilm Formation of Listeria monocytogenes on Food Contact Surfaces: General Aspects and Control Measures
Chapter 22 Listeria monocytogenes as a Food Contaminant: A Genomic Perspective
Chapter 23 Listeria monocytogenes Outbreaks: Epidemiological Update and Control Possibilities
Chapter 24 Listeria Monocytogenes and Ready-to-Eat Meat-Based Food Products: Incidence and Control
Chapter 25 Antibacterial Activity of Carbon-Based Nanomaterials
Chapter 26 The Role of Oxidoreductases in the Degradation, Elimination and Monitoring of Environmental Pollutants
Chapter 27 The Risk of Clostridium Difficile as a Foodborne Pathogen
Chapter 28 The Roles of Bacterial Membrane Glycans and Their Importance as Targets of Antimicrobial Lectins

Volume 3
Chapter 29 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Old and New Therapeutic Approaches
Chapter 30 An Overview on Pathogenesis and Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Chapter 31 MRSA Infections and Treatment: Scope for Options
Chapter 32 New Complementary and Alternative Therapies to Control Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infection
Chapter 33 Multi-Drug Resistant Enterobacter cloacae Complex: A Global Diversifying Threat
Chapter 34 Study on Pathogenesity of Enterobacter Species; Its Mechanism and Genes/Virulence Factors
Chapter 35 Recent Trends in Taxonomy of Genus Enterobacter
Chapter 36 Efficacy of Nanoparticles from Biological Sources Offers Novel Approach to Control Pathogenic Bacteria of Family Enterobacteriaceae
Chapter 37 Latest Treatment Strategies against Multi-Drug Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections

Volume 4
Chapter 38 Metabolic Profiling of Streptomyces sp. Strain 51 for Detection of Bioactive Compounds
Chapter 39 Endophytic Actinomycetes in Indo-Pak Medicinal Plants Leading to New Trends in Drug Discovery
Chapter 40 Actinomycetes: Microbial Drug Factory
Chapter 41 Taxonomic Diversity and Applications of Secondary Metabolites of Amycolaptosis
Chapter 42 Marine Actinomycetes as Rich Source of Novel Therapeutics for Cancer Therapy
Chapter 43 Diversity and Metabolites of Endophytic Actinomycetes from Plant Roots
Chapter 44 Streptomyces: Distribution, Biocontrol and Plant Growth Promoting Activity
Chapter 45 Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Bioactive Actinomycetes (Actinomycetales) from Tropical Wetland Ecosystem
Chapter 46 Actinomycetes: Taxonomy, Genomic Approach and Applications
Chapter 47 Nonspecific Convergent Strategies for Bacterial Adequacy to Different Types of Environmental Stress
Chapter 48 Molecular Mechanism Implicated in Conidia Production by Entomopathogen Fungi
Chapter 49 Molecular Basis of Specific Strategies Used by Microorganisms to Cope with Stress: The Case of Streptomyces
Chapter 50 Molecular Basis of Bacterial Homeostasis under Environmental Stress and Cellular Transport at Membrane Level
Chapter 51 Laccases, a Protein System for Adaptation through the Use of Recalcitrant Resources: Molecular Basis and Computational Modeling Approaches to Uses in the Bioindustries
Chapter 52 Host Diet and Host Derived Glycans as Primary Drivers of Microbial Gut Adaptation
Chapter 53 Molecular Basis of Adaptation and Mechanisms Used by Halophilic Bacteria

Volume 5
Chapter 54 Mild Pressure Treatments Applied to Pediococcus acidilactici HA-6111-2 at Exponential Growth Phase
Chapter 55 Bacteriocin Producing Cultures: A Sustainable Way for Food Safety Improvement and Probiotics with Additional Health Promoting Effects
Chapter 56 Bacteriocins: An Alternative for Food Biopreservation and Biofilm Control
Chapter 57 Application of Bacteriocins in Food and Health Care
Chapter 58 Bacteriocin Application in Meats: The Protective Culture Approach
Chapter 59 Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Modulation of Antimicrobial Transporters Belonging to the Major Facilitator Superfamily from Salmonella enterica
Chapter 60 Molecular Tools for Epidemiological Assessment of Foodborne Salmonellae
Chapter 61 The Emerging Role of Salmonella enterica as a Therapeutic Agent against Cancer
Chapter 62 Antimicrobial Resistance and Resistance Genes in Salmonella enterica Serovars from Nigeria
Chapter 63 Treatment of Leprosy: Current Practice and Updated WHO Guidelines
Chapter 64 Association of Vitamin D and the Vitamin D Receptor (VDR) in Leprosy Disease Progression: Implication of New Strategies for Treatment and Clinical Management
Chapter 65 Immunological Aspect of Leprosy
Chapter 66 Leprosy Immunology
Chapter 67 Public Health Challenges and Opportunities in Leprosy Control: from Theory to Implementation

Volume 6
Chapter 72 Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms: Formation, Surface Interactions and Antimicrobial Resistance
Chapter 73 Quorum Sensing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Understanding and Interfering Potential
Chapter 74 Heavy Metals Biosorption with Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Chapter 75 Photodynamic Therapy as a Method of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Management in Infected Radial Skin Ulcers
Chapter 76 Pseudomonas aeruginosa Lipoxygenase: A Potential Virulence Factor of This Bacterium
Chapter 77 Development of Genetic Tools for Protein Overexpression from Pseudomonas

Volume 7
Chapter 83 Listeriosis in Game Birds
Chapter 84 Listeriosis Outbreaks: Symptoms, Risk Factors and Treatment
Chapter 85 Listeriosis in Spain: Epidemiology and Prevention
Chapter 86 Listeria monocytogenes Outbreaks from Ready to Eat Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: A Transcriptomic Tale
Chapter 87 Antimicrobial Photodynamic Treatment against Planktonic and Sessile L. monocytogenes Communities

Volume 8
Chapter 88 Q Fever: Changing Perspectives over 75 Years in Queensland’s Human Population (Australia)
Chapter 89 Q Fever in Man: A One Health Paradigm Disease
Chapter 90 A Historical Approach to Q Fever
Chapter 91 Epidemiological Concepts, Public Health and Q Fever
Chapter 92 Genomic Exploration of Coxiella burnetii: The link between Strains and Clinical Findings
Chapter 93 Physiopathology of Coxiella burnetii Infection and Host Immunologic Response
Chapter 94 Diagnostic Approach to Coxiella burnetii Infection in Animals
Chapter 95 Human Diagnosis and Epidemiology of Q Fever in Portugal
Chapter 96 Use of Novel Imaging Technique (18 FDG PET/CT Scan) for Diagnosis and Follow up of Chronic Q Fever Endocarditis in Human Medicine
Chapter 97 Q Fever Epidemiology in Domestic Small Ruminants
Chapter 98 Epidemiology of Q Fever in Cattle
Chapter 99 Q Fever in Dogs and Cats
Chapter 100 The Epidemiological Role of Wildlife, Ticks and Environment on Coxiella burnetii Dissemination
Chapter 101 Coxiella burnetii in European Game Species: Challenges for Human Health
Chapter 102 The Risks of Q Fever for Public Settings
Chapter 103 Coxiella burnetii Implications for Food Safety
Chapter 104 The Biowarfare Aspects of Q Fever
Chapter 105 Drought and Q Fever: The Association between Trends in the Incidence of Infection and Rainfall in Rural Australia
Chapter 106 Epidemiology of Q Fever in Human Population in Latin America
Chapter 107 Q Fever in Animal Farms from South America
Chapter 108 Epidemiology of Q Fever in Africa
Chapter 109 Adding Pieces to the Puzzle: Assessing the Geographic Distribution of Coxiella burnetii in Dairy Cattle and Goats from the State of Indiana (USA)
Chapter 110 Control Measures of Q Fever in Small Ruminants
Chapter 111 Q Fever Vaccination in Ruminants: A Critical Review
Chapter 112 Trends and Challenges of Q Fever Control in Animal and Human Populations

Volume 9
Chapter 113 MRSA among Burn Patients: Relevance, Epidemiology and Control
Chapter 114 Community-Associated Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in Special Groups
Chapter 115 Molecular Epidemiology of Livestock-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA)
Chapter 116 Epidemiology of Highly Adaptable Clones: ST398 and Human Diseases
Chapter 117 Staphylococcus spp. in Bloodstream Infections
Chapter 118 Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Newborns
Chapter 119 Staphylococcus spp. in the Etiology of Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis: Risk Factors of the Host and Microorganism
Chapter 120 Staphylococcus aureus: Superantigens and Autoimmunity
Chapter 121 Mechanical and Optical Properties of Soy Protein and Polylactic Acid Based Biofilms
Chapter 122 Natural Freshwater Biofilms: Structure and Function with Attention to the Biogeochemical Carbon Cycle
Chapter 123 Biofilm Formation by a Cyanobacterium Strain Belonging to a Distinct Leptolyngbya phylotype: Surface Effect
Chapter 124 Influence of Surface Conditioning with Culture Medium Components on Escherichia coli Biofilm Formation
Chapter 125 Biofilms in Veterinary Medicine
Chapter 126 Plant Factors Inhibitory to Bacterial Biofilm Formation
Chapter 127 Sterilization of Candida albicans Biofilms Grown on Polymers by Atmospheric Plasma: From Plasma Devices to Biofilm Analysis
Chapter 128 The Probiotic Biofilm: Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium Survival Tactics
Chapter 129 Electromagnetic Radiations and their Impacts on Bacterial and Natural Biofilms: A Review

Volume 10
Chapter 130 Disinfectants in Society: Current and Future Perspectives
Chapter 131 Chemical Disinfectants: Toxicology and Health
Chapter 132 Microbiology and Disinfecting Agents
Chapter 133 Disinfectants in the Food Processing Industry
Chapter 134 Disinfectants in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Chapter 135 Disinfectants, Sterilization, and Antiseptics in the Healthcare Sector
Chapter 136 Disinfection in Recreational Areas
Chapter 137 Disinfection of Drinking Water
Chapter 138 Environmental Impact of Disinfectants (Water, Air, Soil)
Chapter 139 Case Study I: A Novel Disinfection Method for Water and Treated Wastewater by Using Pressurized Carbon Dioxide
Chapter 140 Case Study II: A Novel Disinfectant for Controlling Nosocomial and Foodborne Pathogens
Chapter 141 Isolation and Evaluation of the Lytic Spectrum of Bacteriophages Active Against Food-borne Bacteria
Chapter 142 Phage Therapy of Suppurative-Inflammatory Diseases of the Respiratory Organs
Chapter 143 Bacteriophages as Biocontrol Agents in Meat and Meat Products
Chapter 144 Bacteriophages of Pathogenic Vibrios, Identification, Differentiation
Chapter 145 A Synthesis of the Divalent Cation Requirements for Efficient Adsorption of Bacteriophage onto Bacterial Cells
Chapter 146 Phagebiotics in Treatment and Prophylaxis of Healthcare-Associated Infections

Volume 11
Chapter 147 Corynebacterium Genus, a Dual Group of Clinical and Industrial-Relevant Bacteria
Chapter 148 Deciphering the Dynamic Transcriptome Employing Microarrays
Chapter 149 Methods in Proteomics Applied to Corynebacterium glutamicum
Chapter 150 Scale-Down Studies of Corynebacterium glutamicum Cultivations for a Consistent Bioprocess Development
Chapter 151 Carotenoids Biosynthesis in Corynebacterium glutamicum
Chapter 152 Bio-Based Organic and Hydroxy Acid Production with Corynebacterium glutamicum
Chapter 153 L-Valine production in Corynebacterium glutamicum
Chapter 154 Isobutanol Production in Corynebacterium glutamicum
Chapter 155 Anaerobic Production of Organic Acids and Alcohols with Corynebacterium glutamicum
Chapter 156 Use of Corynebacterium glutamicum for Heavy Metals Bioremediation: Arsenic as Prototype
Chapter 157 Prevalence of Escherichia Coli and Outbreaks From Ready to Eat Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Chapter 158 Sources and Survival of Coliform Bacteria in Temperate Freshwaters: A Review
Chapter 159 Methods of Analysis for Bacterial Contamination in Environmental Waters
Chapter 160 Impact of Biofilms in Drinking Water Contamination by Escherichia coli Coliform
Chapter 161 Testing of Coliformic Bacteria for Water Departments using Automated Sampling and Analysis


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