Microbiology Book Series #4 - Volume 3

Cover-ISBN Vol. 3
Table of Contents

Clinical microbiology - Strengthening the immune system - Public health

A prospect of current microbial diagnosis methods
A. M. Sousa, M. O. Pereira
Analysis of allergenic bioaerosols distributed through sprinkling irrigation systems and mitigating strategies
M. N. Rojas-Valencia and M. Vaca Mier
Animal Models as Tools for Translational Research: Focus on Dermatophytosis
Isaac Karimi and Ali Mikaeili
Antibiotics in the environment: the possible inadvertent effect on human morbidity & mortality
Gabor Ternak
Antimicrobial approach of peri-implant disease: an update of the current knowledge
A.L. Dumitrescu, V. Ibric-Cioranu, S. Ibric, N. Zetu, L. Zetu and V. Nicolae
Antimicrobial lipids: Role in innate immunity and potential use in prevention and treatment of infections
Halldor Thormar, Hilmar Hilmarsson and Gudmundur Bergsson
Antimicrobial peptides in intestinal inflammation, infection and cancer
Michelle Cheng, Yuzu Kubota, Samantha Ho, Charalabos Pothoulakis and Hon Wai Koon
Antimicrobial susceptibility of Bcc isolates from Cystic Fibrosis patients
A. Pinto de Oliveira
Antimicrobial therapeutic plasma monitoring by applying PK/PD in burn patients
C. Sanches-Giraud, D.S. Gomez and S.R.C.J. Santos
Antisense antivirals: future oligonucleotides-based therapeutics for viral infectious diseases
Hui Bai, Yu You, Xiaochen Bo and Shengqi Wang
Around the cancer, short description: viruses and viral microRNAs
Dr. Martha Eugenia Ruiz-Tachiquín and Dr. Patricia Piña-Sánchez
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria during Pregnancy
Eser S.Ozyurek and Taner A. Usta
Bacterial antibiotic resistance: role of health education in formal and non-formal contexts
M-M. Azevedo, C. Capela and F. Baltazar
Caries vaccine: current reality or remote future?
A. C. B. Silva, D. R. Silva, I. G. Silva, P. A. P. Oliveira, G. G. Agripino, S. A. Marinho
Challenges of secondary immunodeficiency and drug resistant opportunistic pathogens in developing countries
K.D. Mwambete and M. Justin-Temu
Chemotherapeutic agents against pathogenic animal trypanosomes
Carlos Gutiérrez, Margarita González-Martín, Juan Alberto Corbera and María Teresa Tejedor-Junco
Conventional and natural products against oral infections
Flaviana Bombarda de Andrade, Raquel Zanin Midena, Cristiane Yumi Koga-Ito and Marco Antonio Hungaro Duarte
Corynebacterium pathogenic species in next-generation genomic era: the use of EDGAR and PIPS software and the importance of pathogenicity islands identification in pan-genomic analyses of pathogenic species
S. C. Soares, R. T. J. Ramos, W. M. Silva, L. C. Oliveira, L. G. Amorim, R. Hirata Jr, A. L. Mattos-Guaraldi, A. Miyoshi, A. Silva and V. Azevedo
Current status of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing-Enterobacteriaceae in animals
Lucianne Leigue dos Santos, Rodrigo Assunção Moura, Priscillia Aguilar-Ramires, Antônio Pestana de Castro, Nilton Lincopan
EBV-associated cancers: Strategies for targeting the virus
R.T. Lima, M.S.J. Nascimento and M.H. Vasconcelos
Emerging and re-emerging viral diseases: risks and controls
M. Khalid Parvez
Escherichia coli infection, intimin, and Toll-like receptors
V. Bueno and O. Augusto Sant’Anna
Examination of the behaviour of bacterial pathogens in raw milk
S. Valentine, D.W. Eddy and E.A. Palombo
Genetic Diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains in Salvador, Bahia State, Brazil: needs for further research and implications for regional policy
A. C. do Nascimento Silva, L. Ferrazoli, J. Neves Reis, S. Martins Pereira, E. L. Andrade Mota and M. Galvão Reis
Global irrational antibiotics/antibacterial drugs use: A current and future health and environmental consequences
Godfrey S. Bbosa and Norah Mwebaza
Helicobacter pylori eradication – the alternatives beyond antibiotics
M. Roxo-Rosa, M. Oleastro and F. F. Vale
Helicobacter pylori infection in a low prevalence population – what can we learn?
Yeong Yeh Lee, MD, PhD, FRCP, FACP
Higher concentrations of organotin compounds are required to decrease bacterial growth than to kill human cells
V. Paredes-Cervantes, F. Diaz-Cedillo and M. Aguilar-Santelises
Identification of yeast and non-pigmented cultivable endodontic bacteria in adult Portuguese patients
Ana Moura Teles, M. Conceição Manso, Sara Loureiro, Ricardo Silva, Inês Madeira, Cristina Pina and José Cabeda
Immunomodulation against microbial pathogens through dendritic cells
J. M. Silva, E. Zupancic, C. Peres, L.C. Silva, R. Gaspar, V. Préat and H. F. Florindo
Improving antibiotic use through educational interventions
A. Teixeira Rodrigues, F. Roque, C. Gonzalez, S. Soares, A. Figueiras and M.T. Herdeiro
In vitro activities of the novel ceragenin CSA-13, alone or in combination with colistin and other antibiotics against Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from cystic fibrosis patients
Cagla Bozkurt-Guzel, Paul B. Savage, Ayse Alev Gerceker
In vitro dissolution of expired antibiotics
V. Matto and A. Meos
Inhibitors of the cell-surface proteinases of the periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis
N.L. Huq, C.A. Seers, S.G. Dashper, K.J. Cross and E.C. Reynolds
Intestinal Microbiota in the Control of Pathogens
A. S. Okamoto and R. L. Andreatti Filho
Lucilia sericata medicinal maggots: a new source of antimicrobial compounds
I. Valachová, J. Bohová, M. Kozánek, P. Takáč and J. Majtán
Membrane-lipids anti-bacterial and anti-tumoral therapies revisited: an example with Helicobacter pylori infection
M. Correia, J. C. Machado and E. Touati
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis
Pascal M. Dohmen
Microbiological hazard for patients caused by bacteria present on synantropic arthropods in hospital environment
E. Mikulak, A. Gliniewicz, K. Pancer, H. Stypułkowska-Misiurewicz, D. Rabczenko and A. Królasik
Microorganisms: the reason to perform Endodontics
Ana Moura Teles, M. Conceição Manso, Sara Loureiro, Cristina Pina and José M. Cabeda
Mini-review: Syphilis
M. B. De Jesus, M. M. Ehlers, A. W. Dreyer and M. M. Kock
Modulation of macrophage response mechanisms against persistent pathogens by PUFA
J. Schumann
Modulation of mucosal antiviral immune response by immunobiotic lactic acid bacteria – Part I: the intestinal mucosa
J. Villena, M.G. Vizoso-Pinto, V. Rodriguez, S. Salva, S. Alvarez and H. Kitazawa
Modulation of mucosal antiviral immune response by immunobiotic lactic acid bacteria – Part II: the intestinal mucosa
J. Villena, M.G. Vizoso-Pinto, V. Rodriguez, S. Salva, S. Alvarez and H. Kitazawa
Molecular markers of resistance in coagulase-negative staphylococci implicated in catheter-related bloodstream infections
Wilhelmina Strasheim, Marleen M. Kock, Andries W. Dreyer and Marthie M. Ehlers
Negative-pressure wound therapy and the emerging role of incisional negative pressure wound therapy as prophylaxis against surgical site infections
Edward W. Kubek MD, Austin Badeau BA, Sara Materazzi MD, Nicholas Berlin BS, Blair A. Wormer MD, Jamie B. Arton PA-C, and Raffi Gurunluoglu MD, PhD, F.A.C.S.
Ozonated water an adjunct to tooth brushing and flossing. Myth or reality?
Syed Sadatullah
Potential roles of chitin in mucosal inflammation
Alan Kamba, Yoshimi Shibata and Emiko Mizoguchi
Probiotics as immunomodulators: substances, mechanisms and therapeutic benefits
E. P. Kiseleva and G. I. Novik
Re-emerging Pathogens Associated With Atherosclerosis
E. Kozarov and L. Badimon
Reuse of Old, Existing, Marketed Non-antibiotic Drugs as Antimicrobial Agents: a New Emerging Therapeutic Approach
Partha Palit, Subhash C. Mandal and Nirup Bikash Mandal
Significance and molecular detection of noroviruses in fresh produce
Dragoslava Radin
Spread/Outbreak of multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in tertiary hospitals
T. H. Frandsen and L. P. Andersen
Strengthening the immune system as an antimicrobial strategy against Staphylococcus aureus infections
S. van den Berg and I. A. J. M. Bakker-Woudenberg
Systemic inflammatory host response to periodontopathogenic bacteria in the oral cavity: from experimental to clinical studies
Ana Nemec, Milan Petelin and Zlatko Pavlica
The bacterial extract Broncho-Vaxom protects against respiratory infections - in vivo and in vitro studies
W. G. Bessler
The cardiotoxicity of macrolides: the role of interactions
J. Simkó and I. Lőrincz
The Challenge of Diagnosing Pleural Tuberculosis Infection
Petre V-H Botianu and Alexandru-Mihail Botianu
The role of teachers in students’ education for antibiotic use
A. Teodoro and L. Chambel
Toxoplasma gondii and Heat Shock Proteins
Aykut Özgür, Lütfi Tutar, Kübra Açıkalın Çoşkun, Esen Tutar and Yusuf Tutar
Treatment of Uncomplicated Abscesses: Management Strategies for the Primary Care and Emergency Medicine Physician
R. Ikerd, N. Spampinato, GR Schmitz
Understanding Innate Immune Defenses Against Pathogens Using Model organism Caenorhabditis elegans
K. Balamurugan, B. Sivamaruthi, S. Durai, P. Kesika, B. Vigneshkumar, G. JebaMercy, A. Kamaladevi, Prasanth M. Iyer, S. Marudhupandiyan, U. Prithika, L. Vigneshwari and S. Karutha Pandian
Use of bacteria in DNA vaccine delivery
Vanessa Bastos Pereira, Marcela Santiago Pacheco Azevedo, Tessália Diniz Luerce Saraiva, Bianca Mendes Souza, Meritxell Zurita Turk, Camila Prósperi De Castro, Pamela Mancha Agresti, Fernanda Alvarenga Lima, Vasco Azevedo, Daniela Santos Pontes and Anderson Miyoshi
Wastes from Health-Care, Pathogenic Microorganisms, Environmental Factors and Disinfection Processes: conceptual evolution and environmental education
A. C. Nascimento Silva, E.L. Andrade Mota, E. Alves Costa and M. Galvão Reis