Advances in Yersinia Research

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-3560-0 (Print) 978-1-4614-3561-7 (Online)

Table of contents (43 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv

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    A Tribute to Henri H. Mollaret (1923–2008)

  3. Evolution

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      Pages 13-13

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      Evolutionary Dynamics of the Yersinia enterocolitica Complex

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      Pages 23-29

      Gains and Losses in Yersinia enterocolitica subsp. palearctica Genomes

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      Pages 31-38

      Consequences of Missense Mutations in Yersinia pestis: Efficient Flow of Metabolic Carbon Versus Virulence

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      Pages 39-43

      Diversity and Adaptive Evolution of a Major Porin Gene (ompF) in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis

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      Pages 45-51

      Biochemical and Genetic Peculiarities and the Phylogenetic Relationship of the Non-main Subspecies in the General Scheme of the Plague Agent Evolution

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      Pages 53-56

      The Molecular Phylogeny of the gyrB Gene: A Molecular Marker for Systematic Characterization of the Genus Yersinia

  4. Epidemiology

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      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-61

      Preliminary Survey Regarding Yersiniosis in Ireland

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      Pages 63-68

      Pseudotuberculosis in the Russian Federation

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      Pages 69-77

      Plague in Brazil: From Now and Then

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      Pages 79-94

      Factors Affecting the Spread and Maintenance of Plague

  5. Detection, diagnosis and identification

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      Pages 95-95

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      Pages 97-105

      Isolation of Enteropathogenic Yersinia from Non-human Sources

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      Pages 107-110

      Yersinia pseudotuberculosis O III Causes Diarrhea in Brazilian Cattle

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      Pages 111-116

      Prevalence, Serotype, Virulence Characteristics, Clonality, and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica from Swine Feces

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      Pages 117-122

      Characterization of Yersinia enterocolitica 4/O:3 Isolated from Slaughterhouses and Pork in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, and Clinical Cases in Humans

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      Pages 123-134

      Bacteriophages Capable of Lysing Yersinia pestis and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis: Efficiency of Plating Tests and Identification of Receptors in Escherichia coli K-12

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      Pages 135-141

      Field and Clinical Applications of Advanced Bacteriophage-Based Detection of Yersinia pestis

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      Pages 143-147

      Plague Diagnosis STNPCR and MPCR Kits Assembly, Reaction Reproducibility, and Reagent Stability

  6. Immune response

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      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-157

      Innate Immune Responses During Infection with Yersinia pestis

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      Pages 159-163

      The Life Stage of Yersinia pestis in the Flea Vector Confers Increased Resistance to Phagocytosis and Killing by Murine Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes

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