Vibrio cholerae and cholera : molecular to global perspectives /

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Imprint:Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, c1994.
Description:xi, 465 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm.
Vibrio cholerae.
Cholera Vaccine.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Wachsmuth, Kaye.
Blake, Paul A.
Olsvik, Ørjan.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The bacterium Vibrio cholerae
  • Isolation and identification of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae 01 from fecal specimens
  • Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae in food and water
  • Detection of cholera toxin genes
  • Detection of toxins of Vibrio cholerae 01 and non-01
  • Non-toxigenic Vibrio cholerae 01 infections in the United States
  • Molecular basis for O-antigen biosynthesis in Vibrio cholerae 01
  • Ogawa-Inaba switching
  • Non-O group 1 Vibrio cholerae
  • Vibrios in the environment
  • Serologic diagnosis of Vibrio cholerae 01 infection
  • Virulence factors
  • Toxins of Vibrio cholerae 01
  • Regulation of toxin (CT) expressions
  • The toxin-coregulated pilus: biogenesis and function
  • Animal models in cholera research
  • Cholera: the disease
  • Cholera: pathophysiology
  • Immunity to Vibrio cholerae infection
  • Host susceptibility
  • Epidemiology and surveillance
  • Cholera before 1970
  • The African epidemic 1970-92
  • Endemic cholera in Australia and the United States
  • The Latin American epidemic
  • Transmission of cholera
  • Molecular epidemiology of Vibrio cholerae 01
  • Cholera surveillance
  • Vaccines
  • Polysaccharide-protein conjugate vaccines for prevention of cholera
  • Molecular recombinant cholera vaccines
  • Protective oral cholera vaccine based on a combination of cholera toxin B subunit and inactivated Cholera vibrios
  • Public health consideration for the use of cholera vaccines in cholera control programs
  • Cholera: the future
  • Cholera: unanswered questions