Advances in Environmental Research, Volume 13 by Justin A. Daniels

By Justin A. Daniels

Show description

Read or Download Advances in Environmental Research, Volume 13 PDF

Similar environmental books

Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology: Continuation of Residue Reviews

Studies of Environmental infection and Toxicology makes an attempt to supply concise, serious experiences of well timed advances, philosophy and important parts of entire or wanted exercise within the overall box of xenobiotics, in any phase of our environment, in addition to toxicological implications.

Environmental Toxicology: Selected Entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology

Environmental Toxicology offers an in depth, entire creation to this key sector of sustainability and public healthiness examine. The huge assurance comprises sections on ecological threat overview, tracking, mechanisms, destiny and delivery, prevention, and correctives, in addition to remedy of the health and wellbeing results of sunlight radiation and toxicology within the ocean.

Additional info for Advances in Environmental Research, Volume 13

Sample text

2007). Zoonotic Cryptosporidium parvum and anthroponotic C. hominis are the major cause of human cryptosporidiosis, although other species including C. meleagridis, C. felis, C. canis, C. suis, C. muris and two corvine genotypes of Cryptosporidium have been associated with human gastroenteritis (Xiao and Ryan 2004; Caccio et al. 2005). Cryptosporidium can survive for months in a latent form outside hosts, as its oocysts retain their infectivity for several months in both salt and fresh water (Fayer et al.

2005). ,1999). Mycobacterium is a genus of Actinobacteria, given its own family. Mycobacteria are aerobic and generally non-motile bacteria, that are characteristically acid-alcohol fast (Ryan and Ray, 2004). , 2004). Mycobacteria are classified as an acid-fast Gram-positive bacterium due to their lack of an outer cell membrane (Ryan and Ray, 2004). All Mycobacterium species share a characteristic cell wall, thicker than in many other bacteria, making a substantial contribution to the hardiness of this genus (Ryan and Ray, 2004).

The intestinal protozoan parasites Cryptosporidium (Apicomplexan) and Giardia (G. , 2007). , 2007). , 2007). , 2007). , 2007). G. , 2007). , 2007). The role of animal transmission of human giardiasis is unclear, but the greatest risk of zoonotic transmission seems to be from companion animals such as dogs and cats. Interestingly, the capacity of 22 William J. Snelling, Catherine D. Carrillo, Colm J. Lowery et al. , 2007). , 2007). Zoonotic Cryptosporidium parvum and anthroponotic C. hominis are the major cause of human cryptosporidiosis, although other species including C.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.56 of 5 – based on 50 votes