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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Antimicrobial Resistance and Implications for the Twenty-First Century [electronic resource] /
Type EBOOK
Author Fong, I. W.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Drlica, Karl.
Publisher Springer US,
Year Published 2008
Call Number QR180-189.5
ISBN 9780387724188
Subjects Medicine. ; Immunology. ; Medical virology. ; Emerging infectious diseases. ; Epidemiology. ; Microbiology.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-72418-8
Collation XII, 408 p. online resource.
Notes
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
Mechanisms of Resistance by Gram-Positive Bacteria (Streptococci and Enterococci) -- Emergence of MRSA in the Community -- Antimicrobial Resistance to Sexually Transmitted Infections -- Resistance of Gram-Negative Bacilli to Antimicrobials -- Mycobacterial Antimicrobial Resistance -- Antimicrobial Resistance of Anaerobic Bacteria -- Clinical Significance and Biological Basis of HIV Drug Resistance -- Resistance of Herpesviruses to Antiviral Agents -- Hepatitis Virus Resistance -- Resistance to Antifungal Agents -- An Anti-mutant Approach for Antimicrobial Use. This new volume of the Emerging Infectious Diseases of the 21st Century series is a collection of chapters by leading world authorities on antimicrobial resistance of common, important bacterial, viral and fungal pathogens. This unique book should be in the possession of anyone interested in the field of infectious diseases, microbiology, infection control & public health. The chapters, which are written by reknown experts, provide a wealth of contemporary information on microbiology, molecular mechanisms, epidemiology, clinical relevance, treatment, and prevention and future directions on the following topics: Mechanism of Resistance by Gram Positive Bacteria Emergence of MRSA in the Community Antimicrobial Resistance of STD pathogens Resistance of Gram Negative Bacilli to Antimicrobials Mycobacterial Antimicrobial Resistance Antimicrobial Resistance of Anaerobic Bacteria HIV Drug Resistance Resistance of Herpes viruses to Antiviral Agents Hepatitis Virus Resistance Resistance to Antifungal Agents An Anti-Mutant Approach for Antimicrobial Use