Antibiogram by Patrice CourvalinAntibiogram by Patrice Courvalin


byPatrice CourvalinEditorRoland Leclercq

Hardcover | October 9, 2009

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Explores the new categories of antibiotics and the numerous forms of resistance over the last 20 years.

  • Provides a unique, comprehensive compendium for antibiotherapy.
  • Includes expanded coverage of new categories of antibiotics.
  • Presents appendixes that include everything from definitions and acronyms to information on industry Websites and other applicable literature.
  • Co-published with Editions ESKA.
Title:AntibiogramFormat:HardcoverDimensions:900 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 9, 2009Publisher:AMERICAN SOCIETY MICRLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1555814964

ISBN - 13:9781555814960

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents I. Principles and Methods of Antibiogram 1. Introduction, S. B. Levy 2. Biochemistry of Resistance, P. Plésiat 3. Genetics of Resistance, L. B. Rice 4. Bases for Clinical Categorization, D. Brown 5. Interpretative Reading, P. Courvalin 6. Phenotypic Techniques, G. Kahlmeter, J. Turnidge 7. Genotypic Techniques, M.-C. Ploy 8. Common Sources of Error, R. Jones 9. Reporting of the Results, F. Tenover II. Antibiogram of Major Bacterial Groups 10. ß-Lactams and Staphylococcus, V. Cattoir 11. ß-Lactams and Streptococcus pneumococcus, M. Jacobs 12. ß-Lactams and Enterococcus, J.-L. Mainardi 13. ß-Lactams and Enterobacteria, R. Bonnet, R. A. Bonomo 14. ß-Lactams and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, P. Nordmann 15. Antibiotic Resistance in Other Non-Fermentative Strict Aerobic Gram-Negative Bacilli, A. Philippon 16. Aminoglycosides and Gram-Positive Bacteria, R. Bismuth, P. Courvalin 17. Aminoglycosides and Gram-Negative Bacteria, T. Lambert 18. Quinolones and Gram-Positive Bacteria, E. Varon 19. Quinolones and Gram-Negative Bacteria, C.-J. Soussy 20. Glycopeptides and Staphylococcus, R. LeClercq 21. Glycopeptides and Enterococcus, P. Courvalin 22. Glyco-Lipo-Depsipeptides, H. Fraimow 23. Macrolides-Lincosamides-Streptogramins, R. LeClercq 24. Tetracyclines, C. Poyart, V. Cattoir 25. Oxazolidinones, R. LeClercq 26. Sulfonamides and Trimethoprim, F. Goldstein 27. Chloramphenicol, Fosfomycin, Fusidic Acid, and Polymyxins, V. Cattoir 28. Listeria monocytogenes, O. F. Join-Lambert, S. Kayal 29. Corynebacteria, Ph. Riegel 30. Bacillus, E. Hernandez 31. Lactic Bacteria and Erysipelothrix, J. Tankovic 32. Acinetobacter and ß-Lactams, T. Naas 33. Acinetobacter and Other Antibiotics, T. Lambert 34. Haemophilus influenzae, O. Gaillot 35. Neisseria meningitidis, M.-K. Taha, J. D. Cavallo 36. Neisseria gonorrhoeae, J. D. Cavallo 37. Helicobacter pylori, F. Mégraud 38. Campylobacter, P. McDermott 39. Branhamella (Moraxella) catarrhalis, H. Chardon 40. Pasteurella, O. Gaillot 41. Legionella, S. Jarraud, J. Etienne 42. Aeromonas, Vibrio, and Plesiomonas, T. Fosse 43. Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma, C. Bébéar 44. Chlamydia, B. de Barbeyrac 45. Dysgonic Fermenters, M. Vergnaud 46. Methods for the Study of Anaerobic Bacteria, L. Dubreuil 47. Gram-Positive Anaerobic Bacteria, J.-L. Pons, F. Barbut 48. Gram-Negative Anaerobic Bacteria, L. Dubreuil 49. Mycobacteria, V. Jarlier 50. Bartonella, Borrelia, Brucella, Ehrlichia, Rickettsia, Coxiella, Francisella, and Treponema, M. Maurin 51. Nocardia, P. Boiron 52. Antibiogram in Veterinary Practice, F. M. Aarestrup III. Protocols for the Study of Antibiotics 53. Antibiotics by Classes and Groups 54. Antibiotics by International Common Denomination 55. Preparation of Serial Dilutions of Antibiotics 56. Kinetic of Bactericidal Action 57. Combinations of Antibiotics 58. Measurement of Antibiotics in Human Body Fluids (M.-D. Kitzis) 59. Susceptibility Testing of Anaerobes (L. Dubreuil) IV. Appendixes Appendix I. Definitions Appendix II. Strain Storage Appendix III. Abbreviations and Acronyms Appendix IV. Literature Appendix V. Web Sites Appendix VI. Alphabetical Index