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  • Foodborne Pathogensby Joshua B. Gurtler; Michael P. Doyle; Jeffrey L. Kornacki

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 167.89

    Foodborne illnesses continue to be a major public health concern.  All members of a particular bacterial genera (e.g., Salmonella, Campylobacter) or species (e.g., Listeria monocytogenes, Cronobacter sakazakii) are often treated by public health and regulatory agencies as being equally pathogenic; however, this is not necessarily true and is an... more...

  • Advances in Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Public Healthby Gianfranco Donelli

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 100.73

    This book series focuses on current progress in the broad field of medical microbiology, and covers both basic and applied topics related to the study of microbes, their interactions with human and animals, and emerging issues relevant for public health. Original research and review articles present and discuss multidisciplinary findings and developments... more...

  • Respiratory System Diseasesby Mieczyslaw Pokorski

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 100.73

    Both communicable and noncommunicable diseases of the respiratory system are an increasing healthcare problem despite medical advances. This book aims at unraveling the mechanisms and improving the treatment of pulmonary pathologies, ranging from such common conditions like influenza and related viral infections, functional lung dysfunction, to lung... more...

  • Influenza and Respiratory Careby Mieczyslaw Pokorski

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 100.73

    Respiratory infections constitute a major public health concern. The goal of this book is to share knowledge on the best advances in influenza and       influenza-like viral infections, and new molecular-based diagnostic methods that discern the antigenic shift enabling viruses to constantly evolve and elude the host immune response.... more...

  • Epigenetics of Infectious Diseasesby Walter Doerfler; Josep Casadesús

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 145.50

    The present volume of Epigenetics and Human Health is devoted to the patho-epigenetics of viral and microbial infections, an exiting new field of disease-related epigenetic research. As recognized during the past years, epigenetic reprogramming of pathogen and host genome functions – the latter frequently induced by pathogens – plays an important role... more...

  • The Molecular Biology of Photorhabdus Bacteriaby Richard H. ffrench-Constant

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 145.50

    This book provides an essential update on the startling array of novel insecticidal toxins and drugs produced by the fascinating bacterium Photorhabdus . The respective chapters describe everything from the detailed molecular biology of the ‘Toxin complexes’ or Tc’s to the complexity of insect immune response in relation to both the bacterium and... more...

  • Imaging Infectionsby Sanjay K. Jain

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 156.69

    This books brings together multi-disciplinary expertise to provide comprehensive information about molecular imaging of infectious diseases. Also described are the development of new imaging technologies for infectious disease and their translation to the clinic. The overall goal of  Imaging Infections: From Bench to Bedside  is to spur... more...

  • Zika Virus Infectionby Marta Díaz-Menéndez; Clara Crespillo-Andújar

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.12

    This book describes the demographic and clinical patterns of Zika infection and evaluates the risk of it spreading to Europe. It reflects the hands-on experience of the author, who as a physician, was faced with the first-ever cases reported in Europe. Providing essential background information on the viral vector, it addresses the various symptoms... more...

  • Cell Biology of Herpes Virusesby Klaus Osterrieder

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 145.50

    Herpes viruses are widely distributed in nature, causing disease in organisms as diverse as bivalves and primates, including humans. Each virus appears to have established a long-standing relationship with its host, and the viruses have the ability to manipulate and control the metabolism of host cells, as well as innate and adaptive antiviral immune... more...

  • Antibiotic Drug Discoveryby Steven M Firestine; Ernesto Abel-Santos; Troy Lister; Lizbeth Hedstrom; David Rotella; Christian Melander; David Thurston; Stewart Fisher; Cezar Khursigara; Linos Lazarides; Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova; Carl J Balibar

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2017; US$ 275.00

    This book identifies and elaborates the most recent and compelling strategies for antibiotic drug discovery with a primary focus on new targets, mechanisms and molecular entities. more...