Bacterial Resistance to Antimicrobials
Richard G. Wax, Kim Lewis, Abigail A. Salyers, Harry Taber
CRC Press, Nov 21, 2001 - Science - 528 pages
Focuses on combating bacterial pathogens by understanding their strategies of defense!
Each chapter begins with a summary of concepts, so those not actively working in the field gain an overall picture of what follows!
Highlights antibiotic resistance in pathogens that poses the greatest threat to human health!
Containing nearly 2000 references for additional research, Bacterial Resistance to Antimicrobials
Presenting the molecular basis, methods of detection and identification, and concepts for reducing the development and spread of resistant bacterial strains, Bacterial Resistance to Antimicrobials is an excellent reference for microbiologists, pharmacists, public health officials, infectious disease specialists, organic and medicinal chemists, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.
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