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Cover for The role of livestock in the foodborne transmission of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Giardia duodenalis</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cryptosporidium</i> spp. to humans.

While person-to-person and waterborne transmission probably account for most human infections with Giardia duodenalis and Cryptosporidium spp., zoonotic transmission, particularly from livestock, has generated a great deal of interest in recent years. Both G. duodenalis and Cryptosporidium spp. are ...

Author(s)
Dixon, B. R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933913)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methods for genotyping and subgenotyping <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cryptosporidium</i> spp. oocysts isolated during water and food monitoring.

Cryptosporidium oocysts are frequent contaminants of water, with contributions from infected human and non-human hosts, livestock and agricultural practices, and infected feral and transport hosts. Numerous waterborne outbreaks of cryptosporidiosis have been documented and as oocysts occur at low...

Author(s)
Smith, H. V.; Nichols, R. A. B.; Connelly, L.; Sullivan, C. B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933913)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

A discussion on faecal-oral diseases is presented. Details covered for each disease are the organism involved, clinical features of the infection, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment and surveillance. Included...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935054)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

This chapter focuses on the faecal-oral group of diseases that are transmitted by person-to-person contact, through water, food or directly to the mouth. These diseases include gastroenteritis, rotavirus infection, Cryptosporidium parvum infection, cholera, shigellosis, Giardia intestinalis...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Eukaryotic microorganisms of concern in food: parasites and molds.

This chapter focuses on eukaryotic microorganisms of most concern for microbial food safety, which include helminths, protozoa, and moulds (and their mycotoxins). The pathogenesis and clinical features of foodborne diseases caused by these microorganisms, methods for their detection in foods, and...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter