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Cyclospora Cayetanensis As a Foodborne Pathogen (Paperback) (Ynes Ortega & Lucy Robertson)

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This Brief provides a comprehensive overview of Cyclospora cayetanensis, a protozoan apicomplexan parasite that leads to outbreaks of traveler's diarrhea in consumers. The main characteristics of Cyclospora cayetanensis infection are covered, including documented outbreaks, regional patterns and statistics. Various transmission routes for this parasite are outlined, with a focus on foodborne transmission.

A major focus of Cyclospora Cayetanensis As A Foodborne Pathogen is the detection of Cyclospora cayetanensis in different food matrices. Decontamination procedures for the occurrence of this parasite in all major food types are outlined in detail, as well as current risk assessment procedures and regulations. The difficulty in minimizing the risk of infection in fresh produce is covered, plus potential solutions for this problem. This Brief not only comprehensively covers the current state of foodborne Cyclospora cayetanensis  but also looks to future challenges in the  detection, prevention and removal of this parasite in foods.

Genre: Science, Technology, Medical
Series Title: Springerbriefs in Food, Health, and Nutrition
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Ynes Ortega & Lucy Robertson
Language: English
Street Date: May 7, 2017
TCIN: 52228787
UPC: 9783319535852
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-1309
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