Monde Alfred Nyila

University of South Africa

Dr. Monde A. Nyila has the following qualifications, PhD plant science from the University of Pretoria, MSc Environmental Biotechnology form Rhodes University ,BSc Honours from the University the Western Cape. He is the senior lecturer at the University of South Africa where he is involved in teaching, research and community engagement. He is supervising masters and PhD students. Dr Nyila has co-published articles and the book chapter on Listeria monocytogenes, foodborne pathogens and medicinal plants. He is passionate about research that involves Listeria monocytogenes and the use of medicinal plants in treating symptoms associated with listeriosis. Dr. Nyila is also passionate about food safety and foodborne pathogens research. He has co-published a book chapter in one of the Intech Open Access Publisher book.

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The book "Listeria monocytogenes" describes different topics that deal with L. monocytogenes in medical research, modelling the behaviour of the organism in meat, quality assurance of raw food material and food products, the impact of environmental stresses in virulence traits of L. monocytogenes relevant to food safety, contamination, prevention and control in food processing and food service environments. The aim of this book is to introduce the reader to different approaches, methods, and tools in understanding the pathogen, Listeria monocytogens, with regard to primary and public health, food safety, pathogenicity, virulence, and its ubiquity. Topics covered in this book deal with L. monocytogenes in medical research. modelling the behaviour of the organism in meat, quality assurance of raw food material and food products, the impact of environmental stresses in virulence traits of L. monocytogenes relevant to food safety, contamination, prevention and control in food processing and food services environments.

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