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International Congress for Infectious Diseases, Rio de Janeiro - April 17-21, 1988. F.-A. Waldvogel, President

Author: E. Bergogne-Berezin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9782817809229

Category: Science

Page: 102

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International Congress for Infectious Diseases, Rio de Janeiro - April 17-21, 1988. F.-A. Waldvogel, President
2013-12-01 By E. Bergogne-Berezin

International Congress for Infectious Diseases, Rio de Janeiro - April 17-21, 1988. F.-A. Waldvogel, President

Author: E. Bergogne-Berezin

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 2817809238

Category: Science

Page: 102

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International Congress for Infectious Diseases, Rio de Janeiro - April 17-21, 1988. F.-A. Waldvogel, President
2014-10-02 By E. Bergogne-Berezin

Author: Eugénie Bergogne-Berezin

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ISBN: 2287000178

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Because this work researches the advances and discoveries made in specific areas of human microbial ecology, it is an ideal source for all who are involved in microbiology, bacteriology, and infectious diseases.

Author: Michael J. Hill

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000141399

Category: Science

Page: 162

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The aim of this comprehensively written volume is to provide a baseline of information on the normal microflora at various sites in the body. It focuses on the mouth, upper digestive tract, large intestine, skin, and urinogenital tract. Written in an easy-to-read format, this book highlights the level of detail available. For example, it explains that in the mouth and colon the data are extremely detailed and good quantitative information is available on large numbers of bacterial species. This work analyzes the similarities and differences between the microfloras of the various "internal" surfaces, and discusses the clear value of good taxonomy. It focuses on problems and extended research in the progress at other sites. Because this work researches the advances and discoveries made in specific areas of human microbial ecology, it is an ideal source for all who are involved in microbiology, bacteriology, and infectious diseases.
2020-08-11 By Michael J. Hill

Author: Heather D. Wood

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ISBN: MSU:31293030626604

Category: Antibiotics

Page: 248

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2006 By Heather D. Wood

(Cont.) The third part of the thesis explores ecological interactions following infection by an intestinal pathogen, Citrobacter rodentium, in defined flora C.B-17 SCID mice.

Author: Ramahi Bhushan Sarma-Rupavtarm

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ISBN: OCLC:61171710

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Page: 182

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(Cont.) The third part of the thesis explores ecological interactions following infection by an intestinal pathogen, Citrobacter rodentium, in defined flora C.B-17 SCID mice. Bulk levels of the pathogen and the ASF strains in different regions of the large intestine and their spatial localization across the luminal-mucosal cross-section were assessed. C. rodentium exhibited accelerated dynamics, and infection was followed by increases in levels of specific ASF strains and in total bacterial levels in infected mice as compared to control mice. Different ASF strains were observed to have specific spatial niches that did not vary between infected and control mice. These results suggest that the role of the microflora in preventing colonization of pathogens is a complex process that potentially involves more than one bacterial species.

Microbial Ecology in States of Health and Disease is the summary of a workshop convened by the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Microbial Threats in March 2013 to explore the scientific and therapeutic implications of microbial ecology in ...

Author: Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309290654

Category: Medical

Page: 548

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Individually and collectively, resident microbes play important roles in host health and survival. Shaping and shaped by their host environments, these microorganisms form intricate communities that are in a state of dynamic equilibrium. This ecologic and dynamic view of host-microbe interactions is rapidly redefining our view of health and disease. It is now accepted that the vast majority of microbes are, for the most part, not intrinsically harmful, but rather become established as persistent, co-adapted colonists in equilibrium with their environment, providing useful goods and services to their hosts while deriving benefits from these host associations. Disruption of such alliances may have consequences for host health, and investigations in a wide variety of organisms have begun to illuminate the complex and dynamic network of interaction - across the spectrum of hosts, microbes, and environmental niches - that influence the formation, function, and stability of host-associated microbial communities. Microbial Ecology in States of Health and Disease is the summary of a workshop convened by the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Microbial Threats in March 2013 to explore the scientific and therapeutic implications of microbial ecology in states of health and disease. Participants explored host-microbe interactions in humans, animals, and plants; emerging insights into how microbes may influence the development and maintenance of states of health and disease; the effects of environmental change(s) on the formation, function, and stability of microbial communities; and research challenges and opportunities for this emerging field of inquiry.
2014-02-18 By Institute of Medicine

This book contains the full-length papers, followed by the posters presented at the meeting.

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Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400960541

Category: Medical

Page: 300

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The ADG held its first International Symposium at Churchill College, Cambridge, in July 1979. The second symposium was also held at Churchill College on 30-31 July, 1981, and this, the third, took place at the same college on 30-31 July,. 1983. The meeting was structured in a format which we hoped would appeal to the full range of our membership. The philosophy of the ADG is that medical microbiologists, veterinarians, toxicologists and dental bacteriologists have much to learn from each other and can best be achieved by bringing these various disciplines together frequently and in informal surroundings. Again the symposium was very generously sponsored by May and Baker Limited who met all costs of the meeting and entertained us splendidly. David Jackson and Donald Bedford were re sponsible for coordinating with the ADG on behalf of May and Baker and, as usual, gave us their full cooperation. This book contains the full-length papers, followed by the posters presented at the meeting. This book also serves as a vehicle for the abstracts of the first meeting of the Society for Intestinal Microbial Ecology and Disease, SIMED, held in Boston, Massachusetts. An introduction to this new society by its President, Sydney M. Finegold, M.D., precedes the abstracts. M.J. Hill VI CONTENTS Preface v List of contributors VIII Introduction to the Anaerobe Discussion Group M.J. Hill XI A guinea-pig model demonstrating synergy between Escherichia coli and Bacteroides fragilis in infected surgical wounds.
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Adopting an integrative approach, this text covers both conventional ecological issues as well as cross-disciplinary investigations that combine facets of microbiology, ecology, environmental science and engineering, molecular biology, and ...

Author: Larry L. Barton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118966280

Category: Science

Page: 464

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An authoritative overview of the ecological activities of microbes in the biosphere Environmental Microbiology and Microbial Ecology presents a broad overview of microbial activity and microbes' interactions with their environments and communities. Adopting an integrative approach, this text covers both conventional ecological issues as well as cross-disciplinary investigations that combine facets of microbiology, ecology, environmental science and engineering, molecular biology, and biochemistry. Focusing primarily on single-cell forms of prokaryotes — and cellular forms of algae, fungi, and protozoans — this book enables readers to gain insight into the fundamental methodologies for the characterization of microorganisms in the biosphere. The authors draw from decades of experience to examine the environmental processes mediated by microorganisms and explore the interactions between microorganisms and higher life forms. Highly relevant to modern readers, this book examines topics including the ecology of microorganisms in engineered environments, microbial phylogeny and interactions, microbial processes in relation to environmental pollution, and many more. Now in its second edition, this book features updated references and major revisions to chapters on assessing microbial communities, community relationships, and their global impact. New content such as effective public communication of research findings and advice on scientific article review equips readers with practical real-world skills. Explores the activities of microorganisms in specific environments with case studies and actual research data Highlights how prominent microbial biologists address significant microbial ecology issues Offers guidance on scientific communication, including scientific presentations and grant preparation Includes plentiful illustrations and examples of microbial interactions, community structures, and human-bacterial connections Provides chapter summaries, review questions, selected reading lists, a complete glossary, and critical thinking exercises Environmental Microbiology and Microbial Ecology is an ideal textbook for graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in biology, microbiology, ecology, and environmental science, while also serving as a current and informative reference for microbiologists, cell and molecular biologists, ecologists, and environmental professionals.
2019-01-09 By Larry L. Barton

The book is unique in several respects, not only by its coverage of an extremely wide area in animal gut microbiology, but also by the fact that production animals such as fish and reindeer are included.

Author: W. H. Holzapfel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780444509260

Category: Medical

Page: 504

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"Each entry sets the scene for aspects of microbial interactions in the gastrointestinal tract describing previous work in the field, how this area of work is contributing to scientific knowledge, and the potential of this research for the future. This volume does not seek to address these themes in all domesticated animals or in the models systems used to support gastrointestinal research. However we have selected animals, and in some cases non-typical systems, which have contributed to our understanding of the microbial ecology of the growing animal."--Jacket.
2005 By W. H. Holzapfel