Book 2011

Epidemiological and Molecular Aspects on Cholera

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ISBN: 978-1-60327-264-3 (Print) 978-1-60327-265-0 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-4

    General Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 5-29

    Asiatic Cholera: Mole Hills and Mountains

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    Chapter

    Pages 31-50

    Endemic and Epidemic Cholera in Africa

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    Chapter

    Pages 51-78

    Phenotypic and Molecular Characteristics of Epidemic and Non-epidemic Vibrio cholerae Strains Isolated in Russia and Certain Countries of Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

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    Chapter

    Pages 79-95

    The Re-emergence of Cholera in the Americas

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    Chapter

    Pages 97-114

    The Evolution of Vibrio cholerae as a Pathogen

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    Chapter

    Pages 115-127

    Molecular Epidemiology of Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae

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    Chapter

    Pages 129-160

    Diversity and Genetic Basis of Polysaccharide Biosynthesis in Vibrio cholerae

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    Chapter

    Pages 161-184

    Significance of the SXT/R391 Family of Integrating Conjugative Elements in Vibrio cholerae

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    Chapter

    Pages 185-201

    Small Molecule Signaling Systems in Vibrio cholerae

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    Chapter

    Pages 203-212

    Vibrio cholerae Flagellar Synthesis and Virulence

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    Chapter

    Pages 213-221

    Filamentous Phages of Vibrio cholerae O1 and O139

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    Chapter

    Pages 223-243

    Pathogenic Potential of Non-O1, Non-O139 Vibrio cholerae

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    Chapter

    Pages 245-258

    Proteases Produced by Vibrio cholerae and Other Pathogenic Vibrios: Pathogenic Roles and Expression

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    Chapter

    Pages 259-275

    Toxins of Vibrio cholerae and Their Role in Inflammation, Pathogenesis, and Immunomodulation

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    Chapter

    Pages 277-289

    Vibrio cholerae Hemolysin: An Enigmatic Pore-Forming Toxin

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    Chapter

    Pages 291-310

    Integron-Mediated Antimicrobial Resistance in Vibrio cholerae

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    Chapter

    Pages 311-339

    Aquatic Realm and Cholera

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    Chapter

    Pages 341-353

    Management of Cholera

  21. Back Matter

    Pages 355-367