By Lesley McGee, Keith P. Klugman (auth.), Douglas L. Mayers MD (eds.)

The volumes incorporated in Antimicrobial Drug Resistance signify the 1st finished, multidisciplinary reference masking the world of antimicrobial drug resistance in micro organism, fungi, viruses, and parasites from uncomplicated technology, scientific, and epidemiological perspectives.

The first quantity, Antimicrobial Drug Resistance, Mechanisms of Drug Resistance, is devoted to the organic foundation of drug resistance and powerful avenues for drug improvement. With the emergence of extra drug-resistant lines, the method of facing the drug resistance challenge needs to comprise the learn of other features of the mechanisms of bacterial resistance and the dissemination of resistance genes in addition to examine using new genomic details. those methods will allow the layout of novel techniques to improve new antibiotics and guard the effectiveness of at the moment to be had ones.

The moment quantity, Antimicrobial Drug Resistance, scientific and Epidemiological Aspects, is dedicated to the scientific points of drug resistance. even though there's facts that limited use of a particular antibiotic should be via a reduce in drug resistance to that agent, drug resistance keep watch over isn't simply accomplished. hence, the infectious ailment health care provider calls for enter from the medical microbiologist and an infection keep an eye on expert to make educated offerings for the potent therapy of varied traces of drug-resistant pathogens in person patients.

This 2-volume set is a vital reference for college students in microbiology, infectious affliction physicians, clinical scholars, easy scientists, drug improvement researchers, microbiologists, epidemiologists, and public future health practitioners.

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