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Biomedical Sciences - Immunology | Antimicrobial Resistance and Implications for the 21st Century

Antimicrobial Resistance and Implications for the 21st Century

Fong, I.W., Drlica, Karl (Eds.)

2008, XII, 408 p.

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  • Authoritative and comprehensive, with chapter authors being leading international experts on antimicrobial resistance among a variety of bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi
  • Special chapter included to address the issues on strategies to limit antimicrobial resistance propagation

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

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Epidemiology - HIV - antimicrobial - antimicrobial resistance - bacteria - infection - infections - prevention - sexually transmitted infection - virus

Related subjects » Immunology - Internal Medicine - Microbiology - Public Health - Virology

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