Antimicrobial Resistance and Implications for the 21st Century by I.W. FongAntimicrobial Resistance and Implications for the 21st Century by I.W. Fong

Antimicrobial Resistance and Implications for the 21st Century

EditorI.W. Fong, Karl Drlica

Paperback | November 29, 2010

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This comprehensive, up-to-date volume defines the issues and offers potential solutions to the challenges of antimicrobial resistance. The chapter authors are leading international experts on antimicrobial resistance among a variety of bacteria, viruses including HIV and herpes, parasites and fungi. The chapters explore the molecular mechanisms of drug resistance, the immunology and epidemiology of resistance strains, clinical implications and implications on research and lack thereof, and prevention and future directions.
Title:Antimicrobial Resistance and Implications for the 21st CenturyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:420 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:November 29, 2010Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441944370

ISBN - 13:9781441944375

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Table of Contents

Preface.- 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.- Index.