Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

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David Greenwood
Oxford University Press, 1989 - Medical - 372 pages
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This book will help students and other to develop a firm grasp of the principles underlying the use of antimicrobial drugs, while encouraging responsible prescription of these often misused therapeutic tools. The book has been thoroughly revised to provide the latest information on the AIDS pandemic and its attendant opportunistic infections, as well as many recent advances in the field. Many chapters have been rewritten to include a wealth of new material, and handsome illustrations throughout help to clarify the text. The contributors are R.G. Finch, D. Greenwood, P. Ispahani Dip Bact, M.J. Lewis, and R.C.B. Slack.

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Inhibitors of bacterial cell wall synthesis
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Greenwood
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Antifungal agents
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Professor Greenwood was formerly at St Batholomew's Hospital, London before joining the Department of Microbiology at the University of Nottingham Medical School in 1974, where he remained until retirement in 2000. He was Professor of Antimicrobial Science between 1989 and 2000, and is the former
Archivist to the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. He has contributed more than 200 scientific articles and books on antimicrobial agents over 40 years.

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