Understand how to protect the youngest and most vulnerable group of our population from this unique pathogen. * Summarizes recent findings and knowledge and addresses a wide range of issues, including taxonomy, detection and identification, virulence potential, monitoring and control during infant formula production, and regulatory issues. * Explains the details of infant formula production; the organism's interaction with neonatal intestinal systems, epidemiology, and mechanisms of pathogenicity; and the effects of the disease. * Serves as a useful reference tool for regulators, policymakers, and academics involved with the issue of contaminated powdered infant formula and this organism. This title is published by the American Society of Microbiology Press and distributed by Taylor and Francis in rest of world territories.