Antibiotic resistance : understanding and responding to an emerging crisis / Karl Drlica, David S. Perlin.

Author
Drlica, Karl [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FT Press, c2011.
Description
xvi, 271 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Drug resistance in microorganisms [Browse]
Related name
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction to the resistance problem -- Working with pathogens -- A survey of antibiotics -- Dosing to cure -- Emergence of resistance -- Movement of resistance genes among pathogens -- Transmission of resistant disease -- Surveillance -- Making new antibiotics -- Restricting antibiotic use and optimizing dosing -- Influenza and antibiotic resistance -- Avoiding resistant pathogens.
ISBN
  • 9780131387737 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0131387731 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
2010014841
OCLC
610144569
RCP
C - S