'... an impressive testament to sustained research into the fundamental molecular and biochemical nature of this organism ... There is much scope to project such information into clinical practice and this book will be an invaluable source for those engaged in research into this important pathogen'. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
'As a topical and thorough compendium of an ever growing field I commend this volume wholeheartedly.' Society for General Microbiology Quarterly
'The reader cannot fail to be stimulated ... The book ... can be recommended as a clear and competant contribution to a very important field of study.' The Lancet
'... this volume will be most valuable'. Michael S. Donnenberg, Trends in Microbiology
' ... well presented and very readable'. Journal of Applied Bacteriology
This comprehensive compilation, written by an authoritative team of international contributors, surveys the role of Escherichia coli in health and disease. The potential of E. coli as a pathogen has increasingly been recognised in recent years and its mechanisms of virulence have been extensively investigated. This most valuable and timely account brings the subject fully up to date.