Description - Salmonella Infections by Pietro Mastroeni
Salmonella enterica encompasses a diverse range of bacteria that cause a spectrum of diseases in many hosts. Advancements in prevention and treatment of S. enterica infections have at times been hampered by compartmentalization of research efforts and lack of multidisciplinary approaches. This book attempts to cover a diverse range of topics related to the biology of S. enterica infections, including epidemiological and clinical aspects, molecular pathogenesis, immunity to disease and vaccines. S. enterica infections are important zoonoses and therefore material on infections of animals and public health issues have also been considered. Each chapter can be read independently, but the full contents of the book will provide the reader with up-to-date knowledge on all the key aspects of salmonellosis in humans and animals. It will therefore be of interest to graduate students and researchers, as well as to clinicians, whose research focuses on this important pathogen.
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(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Cambridge University Press
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Author Biography - Pietro Mastroeni
Pietro Mastroeni is a Lecturer in the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge, where he leads the Bacterial Immunology Team. Duncan Maskell is Professor of Microbiology and Head of the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge.