Emerging Infectious Diseases of the 21st Century

Antimicrobial Resistance and Implications for the 21st Century

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

  • 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
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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

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Mechanisms of Resistance by Gram-Positive Bacteria (Streptococci and Enterococci)

    Marco, Javier Aspa (et al.)

    Pages 1-46

  • Emergence of MRSA in the Community

    Cohen, Adam L. (et al.)

    Pages 47-75

  • Antimicrobial Resistance to Sexually Transmitted Infections

    Weinstock, Hillard (et al.)

    Pages 77-96

  • Resistance of Gram-Negative Bacilli to Antimicrobials

    Bradford, Patricia A. (et al.)

    Pages 97-159

  • Mycobacterial Antimicrobial Resistance

    Davies, Peter D. O. (et al.)

    Pages 161-205

Buy this book

eBook $229.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-387-72418-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $289.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-387-72417-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $289.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-4437-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Antimicrobial Resistance and Implications for the 21st Century
Editors
  • I.W. Fong
  • Karl Drlica
Series Title
Emerging Infectious Diseases of the 21st Century
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-72418-8
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-72418-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-72417-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-4437-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 408
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