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BSL3 and BSL4 Agents.

Author: Mandy Elschner; Sally Cutler; Manfred Weidmann; Patrick Butaye
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & amp; Sons, 2012.
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In one handy book, this reference gathers all the necessary information on 14 of the most commonly used dangerous groups of pathogens in biosafety level 3 and 4 laboratories. All the chapters are uniformly structured, with a brief overview of the microbiology, pathology, epidemiology and detection methods for each group. In addition, a whole chapter is devoted to the special biosafety requirements, disinfection,  Read more...
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Elschner, Mandy.
BSL3 and BSL4 Agents.
Hoboken : John Wiley & amp; Sons, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mandy Elschner; Sally Cutler; Manfred Weidmann; Patrick Butaye
ISBN: 9783527645107 3527645101
OCLC Number: 797919767
Notes: 7.2.1.1 Yersinia pestis Microbiology.
Description: 1 online resource (401 pages)
Contents: BSL3 and BSL4 Agents; 4.5 Clinical and Pathological Findings in Animals; Contents; Acknowledgment; Preface; List of Contributors; Part A Pathogens; Part I Bacteria; 1 Bacillus anthracis: Anthrax; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Characteristics of the Agent; 1.3 Diagnosis; 1.3.1 Phenotypical Identification; 1.3.2 Growth Characteristics; 1.3.3 Antibiotic Resistance; 1.3.4 Phage Testing and Biochemistry; 1.3.5 Antigen Detection; 1.3.6 Molecular Identification; 1.3.6.1 Virulence Plasmid pXO1; 1.3.6.2 Virulence Plasmid pXO2; 1.3.7 Chromosome; 1.3.8 MLVA, SNR, and SNP Typing; 1.3.9 Serological Investigations. 1.4 Pathogenesis1.4.1 Animals; 1.4.2 Humans; 1.5 Clinical and Pathological Findings; 1.5.1 Oropharyngeal Anthrax; 1.5.2 Abdominal or Intestinal Anthrax; 1.5.3 Inhalational or Pulmonary Anthrax; 1.6 Epidemiology; 1.7 Conclusion; References; 2 Brucella Species: Brucellosis; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Characteristics of the Agent; 2.3 Diagnosis; 2.3.1 Immunological Approaches; 2.3.2 Polymerase Chain Reaction Assays; 2.4 Pathogenesis; 2.5 Clinical and Pathological Findings; 2.6 Epidemiology, Molecular Typing, and Control Strategies; 2.6.1 Epidemiology; 2.6.2 Molecular Typing Methods. 2.6.3 Control Strategies2.7 Conclusions; References; 3 Burkholderia mallei: Glanders; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Characteristics of the Agent; 3.3 Diagnosis; 3.3.1 Cultural Identification; 3.3.2 Molecular Based Methods; 3.3.3 Antigen Detection; 3.3.4 Serology; 3.4 Clinical and Pathological Findings in Humans; 3.5 Clinical and Pathological Findings in Animals; 3.6 Epidemiology; 3.7 Molecular Typing; 3.8 Conclusions; References; 4 Burkholderia pseudomallei: Melioidosis; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Characteristics of the Agent; 4.3 Diagnosis; 4.3.1 Cultural Identification; 4.3.2 Antigen Detection. 4.3.3 Molecular Based Methods4.3.4 Serology; 4.4 Clinical and Pathological Findings in Humans; 4.6 Epidemiology; 4.6.1 Molecular Typing; 4.7 Conclusions; References; 5 Coxiella burnetii: Q Fever; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Characteristics of the Agent; 5.3 Diagnosis; 5.3.1 Direct Detection; 5.3.2 C. burnetii Cultivation; 5.3.3 Detection of C. burnetii Specific DNA; 5.3.4 Serology; 5.4 Pathogenesis; 5.5 Clinical and Pathological Findings; 5.5.1 Acute Q Fever; 5.5.2 Chronic Q Fever; 5.6 Epidemiology, Including Molecular Typing; 5.6.1 Plasmid Types; 5.6.2 RFLP; 5.6.3 IS1111 Typing. 5.6.4 Multispacer Sequence Typing5.6.5 MLVA Typing; 5.7 Conclusion; References; 6 Francisella tularensis: Tularemia; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Characteristics of the Agent; 6.3 Diagnosis; 6.3.1 Serology; 6.3.2 Direct Isolation; 6.3.3 Phenotypical Characteristics; 6.3.4 Molecular Biology Tools for Identification; 6.4 Pathogenesis; 6.5 Clinical and Pathological Findings; 6.5.1 Animals; 6.5.2 Humans; 6.6 Epidemiology and Molecular Typing; 6.7 Conclusion; References; 7 Yersinia pestis: Plague; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Characteristics of the Agent; 7.2.1 The Plague Bacterium: Yersinia pestis 88.

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In one handy book, this reference gathers all the necessary information on 14 of the most commonly used dangerous groups of pathogens in biosafety level 3 and 4 laboratories. All the chapters are uniformly structured, with a brief overview of the microbiology, pathology, epidemiology and detection methods for each group. In addition, a whole chapter is devoted to the special biosafety requirements, disinfection, decontamination protocols, accident literature and accident procedures, as well as treatment options for all the organisms. This chapter is clearly marked and easy to find when opening.

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