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Rapid detection assays for food and water [electronic resource] / edited by S. Clark ... [et al.].

By: International Conference on Developments in Rapid Diagnostic Methods: Water and Food (1999 : York, England).
Contributor(s): Clark, Stuart A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Special publication (Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)): no. 272.Publisher: Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, c2001Description: 1 online resource (x, 243 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781847551818 (electronic bk.); 1847551815 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Food -- Analysis -- Congresses | Water -- Analysis -- Congresses | Chemistry | Science | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food ScienceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rapid detection assays for food and water.DDC classification: 664.07 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Suitability of microbial assays for potable water and wastewater applied to land -- Solid phase cytometry for rapid detection of total coliforms and E. coli, including O157:H7, in water and food -- Rapid same-day microcolony enumeration technique for E. coli in drinking water -- Immunomagnetisable separation for the recovery of Cryptosporidium sp. oocysts -- Use of a combined IMS/laser scanning procedure for the separation and subsequent detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts from water concentrates -- Polymerase chain reaction from the detection of parasites and viruses -- A rapid detection method and infectivity assay for water-borne Cryptosporidium using PCR and in-vitro cell culture -- Molecular techniques for the detection of bacterial pathogens in drinking water -- Application of PCR for the detection of viable pathogenic bacteria from water samples -- Rapid chemical assays based on test kits -- A contribution to convenience for enzyme-based assays of pesticides in water -- Water quality control in the Netherlands : selection and evaluation of indicative methods -- Analytical microsystems : an overview -- Rapid detection of changes in fluid composition using on-line impedance spectroscopy -- The electrochemical detection of pentachlorophenol (PCP) using the inhibition of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) as a model system -- Microbiotests for rapid and cost-effective hazard assessment of industrial products, effluents wastes waste leachates and groundwaters -- Use of lux bacterial biosensors for rapid toxicity detection and protection of sewage treatment processes -- Rapid detection of residual cleaning agents and disinfectants in food factories -- Food sample preparation and enrichment for rapid detection -- The separation of food pathogens using chromatographic techniques -- The accreditation of microbiological test methods -- The use of a minimal number of vapour sensors for the assessment of food quality -- Rapid detection of enterobacteriaceae in dehydrated foods using impedance microbiology : critical role of the pre-enrichment phase -- Immunoassays for rapid detection of foodborne pathogens and toxins : a review -- Use of bacteriophage for rapid detection of microorganisms -- Rapid methods for enumerating the heterotrophic bacteria in bottled natural mineral water -- Development of methods to detect foodborne viruses -- CEN validation of rapid alternative microbiological methods (MICROVAL) -- Biosensors for pesticide residues in the environment and in food -- Development of disposable immunosensors for the rapid assay of seafood toxins -- Selective electrochemical biosensors for application in food quality control -- Flow-through enzyme immunoassay kits for the rapid detection of the mycotoxins ochratoxin A, T-2 toxin and aflatoxin M1 in food and feed -- Evaluation of novel in vitro assays for the detection of botulunum toxins in foods -- DNA based methods for meat authentication -- The application of DNA based techniques for the determination of food authenticity -- Testing for genetically modified components in foods-present and future challenges -- Toxicological end-points : the zero rabbit option -- FAPAS : an independent assessment of laboratory proficiency.
Summary: This product is not available separately, it is only sold as part of a set. There are 750 products in the set and these are all sold as one entity. The detection of harmful chemicals and microbial pathogens in food and water destined for consumers is of paramount importance the world over and it is vital that new techniques and discoveries are widely disseminated. Bringing together international experts in the field, Rapid Detection Assays for Food and Water presents original, state-of-the-art research and a review of the established methods in this key subject area. Covering the four main areas of water microbiology, water chemistry, food microbiology and food chemistry, the book discusses highly sensitive chemical and biological detection systems. There are applications ranging from sample preparation methods to end detection. Subject areas include biosensors, the detection of pesticide residues, GM components, various chemicals and toxins as well as protozoan parasites and viral/bacterial pathogens in a wide range of materials. This book will be welcomed by researchers and professionals in industry, academia and government agencies.
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"Proceedings of the International Conference on Developments in Rapid Diagnostic Methods: Water and Food, held in York on 15-17 March 1999"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Suitability of microbial assays for potable water and wastewater applied to land -- Solid phase cytometry for rapid detection of total coliforms and E. coli, including O157:H7, in water and food -- Rapid same-day microcolony enumeration technique for E. coli in drinking water -- Immunomagnetisable separation for the recovery of Cryptosporidium sp. oocysts -- Use of a combined IMS/laser scanning procedure for the separation and subsequent detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts from water concentrates -- Polymerase chain reaction from the detection of parasites and viruses -- A rapid detection method and infectivity assay for water-borne Cryptosporidium using PCR and in-vitro cell culture -- Molecular techniques for the detection of bacterial pathogens in drinking water -- Application of PCR for the detection of viable pathogenic bacteria from water samples -- Rapid chemical assays based on test kits -- A contribution to convenience for enzyme-based assays of pesticides in water -- Water quality control in the Netherlands : selection and evaluation of indicative methods -- Analytical microsystems : an overview -- Rapid detection of changes in fluid composition using on-line impedance spectroscopy -- The electrochemical detection of pentachlorophenol (PCP) using the inhibition of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) as a model system -- Microbiotests for rapid and cost-effective hazard assessment of industrial products, effluents wastes waste leachates and groundwaters -- Use of lux bacterial biosensors for rapid toxicity detection and protection of sewage treatment processes -- Rapid detection of residual cleaning agents and disinfectants in food factories -- Food sample preparation and enrichment for rapid detection -- The separation of food pathogens using chromatographic techniques -- The accreditation of microbiological test methods -- The use of a minimal number of vapour sensors for the assessment of food quality -- Rapid detection of enterobacteriaceae in dehydrated foods using impedance microbiology : critical role of the pre-enrichment phase -- Immunoassays for rapid detection of foodborne pathogens and toxins : a review -- Use of bacteriophage for rapid detection of microorganisms -- Rapid methods for enumerating the heterotrophic bacteria in bottled natural mineral water -- Development of methods to detect foodborne viruses -- CEN validation of rapid alternative microbiological methods (MICROVAL) -- Biosensors for pesticide residues in the environment and in food -- Development of disposable immunosensors for the rapid assay of seafood toxins -- Selective electrochemical biosensors for application in food quality control -- Flow-through enzyme immunoassay kits for the rapid detection of the mycotoxins ochratoxin A, T-2 toxin and aflatoxin M1 in food and feed -- Evaluation of novel in vitro assays for the detection of botulunum toxins in foods -- DNA based methods for meat authentication -- The application of DNA based techniques for the determination of food authenticity -- Testing for genetically modified components in foods-present and future challenges -- Toxicological end-points : the zero rabbit option -- FAPAS : an independent assessment of laboratory proficiency.

This product is not available separately, it is only sold as part of a set. There are 750 products in the set and these are all sold as one entity. The detection of harmful chemicals and microbial pathogens in food and water destined for consumers is of paramount importance the world over and it is vital that new techniques and discoveries are widely disseminated. Bringing together international experts in the field, Rapid Detection Assays for Food and Water presents original, state-of-the-art research and a review of the established methods in this key subject area. Covering the four main areas of water microbiology, water chemistry, food microbiology and food chemistry, the book discusses highly sensitive chemical and biological detection systems. There are applications ranging from sample preparation methods to end detection. Subject areas include biosensors, the detection of pesticide residues, GM components, various chemicals and toxins as well as protozoan parasites and viral/bacterial pathogens in a wide range of materials. This book will be welcomed by researchers and professionals in industry, academia and government agencies.

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