Microbiology Book Series #5 - Volume 2

Cover-ISBN Vol. 2
Table of Contents

Clinical and Medical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobials; Public Health - Strengthening of Innate Immune System as Antimicrobial Strategy 

Acinetobater baumannii: A Superbug
 Michelle Lowings, Marthie M. Ehlers and Marleen M. Kock
Avian Pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) - an update on the control
 H.C. Kunert Filho, K.C.T. Brito, L.S. Cavalli and B.G. Brito
Beware! pathogenic bacteria share human habitat
 Pankaj K. Tyagi, Mansi Mishra, Nida Khan, Sandeep Sirohi and Shruti Tyagi
Candida albicans and virulence factors that increases its pathogenicity
 Cristiane Aparecida Pereira, Anna Carolina Borges Pereira Costa, Michelle Peneluppi Silva, Graziella Nuernberg
 Back-Brito and Antonio Olavo Cardoso Jorge
Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus most common source of infection
 G. Bachir raho and B. Abouni
Gram-negative bacteria in cystic fibrosis
 T. Goolam Mahomed, M.M. Kock and M.M. Ehlers
Molecular epidemiology
 Vineeta Singh
Mucosal innate immunity involves system “Probiotic lectins—Glycoconjugates” against microbial pathogens
 M. Lakhtin, V. Lakhtin, S. Afanasiev and V. Aleshkin
Organelles as virulence factors of an opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa
 G. Novik, V. Savich and E. Kiseleva
Recent advances in the mitigation of Saprolegnia infections in freshwater fish and their eggs
 Shimaa E Ali, Øystein Evensen and Ida Skaar
Reducing pathobiomes could slow arms race between man and microbes
 S. Romano-Bertrand, C. Dupont, H. Marchandin, E. Jumas-Bilak and P. Licznar-Fajardo
Role of probiotics, prebiotics, synbiotics and postbiotics in inhibition of pathogens
 Sudhir Kumar Tomar, Santosh Anand, Poonam Sharma, Vikas Sangwan and Surajit Mandal
Role of type III secretory system and related exotoxins in infections induced by an opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa
 E. Kiseleva and G. Novik
Safe food Preparation with Natural Antimicrobial Polyphenol: a Preventing Strategy for Microbial Pathogens Infection during and after a Flood
 S. Sasidharan, Ngit Shin Lai, S.L. Jothy, Y. Chen, S. Vijayarathna, C.E. Oon, R. Amala, N. Kavitha, I. Aziah,
 Shanmugapriya and J.R. Kanwar
Sodium Hypochlorite (NaClO): Ruffini Method for the Treatment of Topic Infectious Diseases of the Skin, Mucous Membranes and Systemic Diseases
 Ruffini Gilberto and Terzo Eloisa
Spontaneous Spinal Infections: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Management. The experience of Neurosurgery department of University of Rome “Sapienza”
 Nicola Marotta, Alessandro Di Bartolomeo, Giancarlo Iaiani, Antonio Santoro, Roberto Delfini and Alessandro Landi
Staphylococcus spp.: an update on the molecular epidemiology and mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance
 L. Pinheiro, L.M. Abraão, P.L. Mello and M.L.R.S. da Cunha
Study of the Enterobacteriaceae Group CESP (Citrobacter, Enterobacter, Serratia, Providencia, Morganella and Hafnia): A Review
 G.S. dos Santos, E.G. Solidônio, M.C.V.V. Costa, R.O.A. Melo, I.F.A.C de Souza, G.R. Silva and K.X.F.R. Sena
The Battle Against Nosocomial Pathogens for Sepsis Control in Paediatric Burn Patients: Vancomycin and Carbapenems Serum Monitoring for Target Attainment by PK/PD Analysis
 S.R.C.J. Santos, C. Sanches-Giraud, C.V. Silva Jr., W.V. Guimaraes and D.S. Gomez
The Pseudomonads as a versatile opportunistic pathogen in the environment
 Isoken H. Igbinosa and Etinosa O. Igbinosa
The role of microRNAs in modulating host innate immunity and HCV infection: implications for HCV pathogenesis and treatment
 X. Duan and L. Chen
The role of USP18 in interferon signaling and inflammation
 B. Jiao and L. Chen
Tug-of-war between host immunity and microbial pathogenesis using Caenorhabditis elegans as a model system
 A. Kamaladevi, B.S. Sivamaruthi, S. Durai, P. Kesika, B. Vigneshkumar, G. JebaMercy and K. Balamurugan

Antimicrobial Resistance; Mechanisms of Action of Antimicrobial Agents - Attenuation of Virulence as Antimicrobial Strategy 

Antibacterial Activity of Silver Nanoparticles (AgNPs) in Staphylococcus aureus and Cytotoxicity Effect in Mammalian Cells
 R. Salomoni, P. Léo and M.F.A. Rodrigues
Antibiotics and Antibiotic resistance determinants: an undesired element in the environment
 E.O. Igbinosa and E.E. Odjadjare
Antimicrobial resistance of infectious diseases of global importance: tuberculosis and malaria
 B.E. Rivera-Chavira, J.R. Adame-Gallegos and G.V. Nevárez-Moorillón
Antimicrobial resistance: Mechanisms of action of antimicrobial agents
 Anthony C. Liwa and Hyasinta Jaka
Attenuation of Virulence as Antimicrobial Strategy
 Yee Pinn Tsin Isabel and Chit Laa Poh
Daptomycin: Discovery, Development and Perspectives
 Ipsita Chakravarty, Kanika Kundu and Subir Kundu
Developmental Approaches to Antimicrobial Agents for the Battle Against Pathogens
 Mehmet Karadayı, Ceyda Bozoğlu, Selin Doğan, Burak Alaylar and Medine Güllüce
Emerging policies on antimicrobial resistance, the consumption of antimicrobial agents and occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from humans and food producing animals
 Catherine C. Adley, Aideen Dowling, Harald Handschuh and Michael P. Ryan
Evaluation of bacterial resistance to Chloramine T Biocide and effects on Rifampicin Antibiotic Susceptibility as a consequence of biocide usage in Cooling System Biofilm including Legionella pneumophila
 Nihal Doğruöz Güngör and Nazmiye Ozlem Sanli Yurudu
Identification of multi-resistant strains in bacteria associated with canine external ocular diseases
 Esmeralda Delgado and Sandra Subtil
Microbial endocrinology: Target for new antimicrobial strategies to control infectious diseases
 Daniela Angel-Andrés, Víctor Manuel Baizabal-Aguirre, Alejandro Bravo-Patiño and Juan José Valdez-Alarcón
Multidrug resistance in pathogenic yeasts: emphasis on the role of ABC and MFS multidrug transporters
 Catarina Costa, Pedro Pais and Miguel C. Teixeira
On the road again – the antibiotic resistance superhighway
 M.J. Carvalho, J. Tyrrell, L.S. Jones and T.R. Walsh
Sanitation, Water Quality and Antibiotic Resistance Dissemination
 M. Quintela-Baluja, C.W. Chan, M. Ezzat Alnakip, M. Abouelnaga and David W. Graham
 I. Akyar
Targeting microbial virulence factors: potential alternative to evade the antimicrobial resistance threats
 Kennedy D. Mwambete
The use of ACT as an educational tool for examining the spread of Antibiotic Resistance
 Michael P. Ryan, Catherine C. Adley, Patricia Armshaw and J. Tony Pembroke

Techniques and Methods 

Bronchial aspirated samples rPCR increases pathogen identification rate in critically ill patients with pneumonia: a pilot experience
 DV. Pérez Civantos, M. Fajardo Olivares, P. Nieto Sánchez, M. Robles Marcos, V. Jerez Gómez-Coronado
 and H. Fariñas Seijas
Electronegativity profile of proteins associated to Ebola virus: a review
 C. Polanco, A. Morales Reyes and J.A. Castañón González
Hand hygiene strategies to fight pathogenic bacteria in an outpatient surgery clinic
 J.J. Wille, P.J. Therattil, J.H. Yueh, A.M. Kordahi, D.V. Cherla, E.S. Lee and M.S. Granick
Laboratory Diagnosis and Identification of Chlamydia trachomatis
 Shamala Moodley
Main action of proteins and catastrophic bifurcation points: a review
 C. Polanco
New approaches to influenza therapy
 P. Zmora and S. Pöhlmann
New approaches to overcoming the limitations of clinical assays in rapid ultrasensitive identification of bacterial pathogens
 A.V. Kozyr, A.V. Kolesnikov, A.K. Ryabko and I.G. Shemyakin
Polar analysis of intrinsically disordered proteins: a review
 C. Polanco, J.A. Castañón González, J. Levy and M. Arias Estrada
Simple method for routine detection of Legionella spp. in tap water
 Tove Havnhøj Frandsen, Chaymaa Albarazi, Leif Percival Andersen
Techniques and Methods: Detection of antibiotics in environmental samples
 Debdeep Dasgupta and Tapas K. Sengupta
The role of interspecies interactions in the antibiotic production: A potential approach for producing more effective antibiotics
 Khalid Jaber Kadhum Luti
The role of the clinical pharmacokinetics service on the battle against pathogens
 C. Sanches-Giraud, C.V. Silva Jr, D.S. Gomez and S.R.C.J. Santos