21st Century Essential Guide to the Bad Bug Book, Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins Handbook - Coverage of Documents and References from the Food and Drug Administration (CD-ROM)

 
9781422017388: 21st Century Essential Guide to the Bad Bug Book, Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins Handbook - Coverage of Documents and References from the Food and Drug Administration (CD-ROM)
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This electronic book on CD-ROM provides a reproduction of the Bad Bug Book, Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins Handbook, along with a collection of documents, publications, and reference sources on other aspects of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The "Bad Bug Book" - This handbook provides basic facts regarding foodborne pathogenic microorganisms and natural toxins. It brings together in one place information from the Food & Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service, and the National Institutes of Health. The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) has prepared a handbook on foodborne pathogenic microorganisms (bacteria, viruses and parasites) and natural toxins. Each chapter focuses mainly on either one foodborne pathogenic microorganism or natural toxin. In some chapters, a closely related group of organisms or natural toxins is covered. Each chapter provides information that is general in nature and abbreviated for convenience. This book is not intended to serve as a comprehensive reference source. The intent in each chapter is to provide basic facts regarding these organisms and toxins, including their characteristics, habitat or source, associated foods, infective dose, characteristic disease symptoms, complications, recent and/or major outbreaks, and any susceptible populations. The chapters contain minimal information on the analytical methods used to detect, isolate, and/or identify the pathogens or natural toxins. PATHOGENIC BACTERIA * Salmonella spp. * Clostridium botulinum * Staphylococcus aureus * Campylobacter jejuni * Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis * Listeria monocytogenes * Vibrio cholerae * Vibrio parahaemolyticus and other vibrios * Vibrio vulnificus * Clostridium perfringens * Bacillus cereus * Aeromonas hydrophila * Plesiomonas shigelloides * Shigella * Miscellaneous enterics * Streptococcus ENTEROVIRULENT ESCHERICHIA COLI GROUP (EEC Group) * Escherichia coli - enterotoxigenic (ETEC) * Escherichia coli - enteropathogenic (EPEC) * Escherichia coli O157:H7 enterohemorrhagic (EHEC) * Escherichia coli - enteroinvasive (EIEC) * PARASITIC PROTOZOA and WORMS * Giardia lamblia * Entamoeba histolytica * Cryptosporidium parvum * Cyclospora cayetanensis * Anisakis sp. and related worms * Diphyllobothrium spp. * Nanophyetus spp. * Eustrongylides sp. * Acanthamoeba and other free-living amoebae * Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura * VIRUSES * Hepatitis A virus * Hepatitis E virus * Rotavirus * Norwalk virus group * Other viral agents * NATURAL TOXINS * Ciguatera poisoning * Shellfish toxins (PSP, DSP, NSP, ASP) * Scombroid poisoning * Tetrodotoxin (Pufferfish) * Mushroom toxins * Aflatoxins * Pyrrolizidine alkaloids * Phytohaemagglutinin (Red kidney bean poisoning) * Grayanotoxin (Honey intoxication) * Gempylotoxin (Gastrointestinal illness from consumption of Escolar and Oilfish) FDA is the federal agency responsible for ensuring that foods are safe, wholesome and sanitary; human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices are safe and effective; cosmetics are safe; and electronic products that emit radiation are safe. FDA also ensures that these products are honestly, accurately and informatively represented to the public. Some of the agency's specific responsibilities include: Biologics - product and manufacturing establishment licensing; safety of the nation's blood supply; research to establish product standards and develop improved testing methods; Cosmetics - safety; labeling; drugs; product approvals.

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This CD-ROM is packed with over 47,000 pages reproduced using Adobe Acrobat PDF software - allowing direct viewing on Windows and Macintosh systems. The Acrobat cataloging technology adds enormous value and uncommon functionality to this impressive collection of government documents and material. Our news and educational discs are privately compiled collections of official public domain U.S. government files and documents - they are not produced by the federal government. They are designed to provide a convenient user-friendly reference work, utilizing the benefits of the Adobe Acrobat format to uniformly present thousands of pages that can be rapidly reviewed, searched by finding specific words, or printed without untold hours of tedious research and downloading. Vast archives of important public domain government information that might otherwise remain inaccessible are available for instant review no matter where you are. This book-on-a-disc format makes a great reference work and educational tool. There is no other reference that is as fast, convenient, comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and portable - everything you need to know, from the federal sources you trust.

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