Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance: Mechanisms and New Antimicrobial Approaches discusses up-to-date knowledge in mechanisms of antibiotic resistance and all recent advances in fighting microbial resistance such as the applications of nanotechnology, plant products, bacteriophages, marine products, algae, insect-derived products, and other alternative methods that can be applied to fight bacterial infections. Understanding fundamental mechanisms of antibiotic resistance is a key step in the discovery of effective methods to cope with resistance. This book also discusses methods used to fight antibiotic-resistant infection based on a deep understanding of the mechanisms involved in the development of the resistance. Discusses methods used to fight antibiotic-resistant infection based on a deep understanding of mechanisms involved in the development of the resistance Provides information on modern methods used to fight antibiotic resistance Covers a wide range of alternative methods to fight bacterial resistance, offering the most complete information available Discusses both newly emerging trends and traditionally applied methods to fight antibiotic resistant infections in light of recent scientific developments Offers the most up-to-date information in fighting antibiotic resistance Includes involvement of contributors all across the world, presenting questions of interest to readers of both developed and developing countries

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  • Author : Kateryna Kon
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 436 pages
  • ISBN : 0128036680
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance
  • Author : Kateryna Kon,Mahendra Rai
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 June 2016
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Antibiotic Resistance: Mechanisms and New Antimicrobial Approaches discusses up-to-date knowledge in mechanisms of antibiotic resistance and all recent advances in fighting microbial resistance such as the applications of nanotechnology, plant products, bacteriophages, marine products, algae, insect-derived products, and other alternative methods that can be applied to fight bacterial infections. Understanding fundamental mechanisms of antibiotic resistance is a key step in the discovery of effective methods to cope with resistance. This book also discusses methods used to fight antibiotic-resistant infection based

Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance
  • Author : Karl S. Drlica,David S. Perlin
  • Publisher : FT Press
  • Release : 24 November 2010
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Authored by two leading investigators, this book presents a thorough and authoritative overview of this multifaceted field of science. Pathogenic bacteria have been evolving and spreading resistance to diverse classes of antibiotics. As a result, we risk losing our ability to control and treat infectious diseases. Understanding antibiotic resistance, therefore, is becoming increasingly essential for a broad audience of healthcare professionals, biomedical and public health researchers, students, and policymakers. The authors answer questions such as: What is resistance? How does

The Microbes Fight Back

The Microbes Fight Back
  • Author : Laura Bowater
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release : 16 December 2016
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Antibiotics are familiar drugs to us all, so familiar that we may take them for granted. They allow us to survive life-threatening infections, and allow us to protect the animals we farm for food. Many antibiotics have now become ineffective against common diseases, and there are few alternative treatments to replace them. In this topical book, Laura Bowater, Professor of Microbiology Education and Engagement at Norwich Medical School, considers the past, present and uncertain future of antibiotics. This book begins

Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance
  • Author : Anthony R.M. Coates
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 09 November 2014
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This book describes antibiotic resistance amongst pathogenic bacteria. It starts with an overview of the erosion of the efficacy of antibiotics by resistance and the decrease in the rate of replacement of redundant compounds. The origins of antibiotic resistance are then described. It is proposed that there is a large bacterial resistome which is a collection of all resistance genes and their precursors in both pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria. Ongoing resistance surveillance programs are also discussed, together with the perspective

Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance
  • Author : Ola Sköld
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 07 October 2011
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This book, which is the translated version of a Swedish book, combines a general introduction of a variety of antibiotics with a more in-depth discussion of resistance. The focus on resistance in learning about antibiotics will help future scientists recognize the problem antibiotics resistance poses for medicinal and drug-related fields, and perhaps trigger more research and discoveries to fight antibiotic resistant strains. Current overviews of the topic are included, along with specific discussions on the individual mechanisms (betalactams, glycopeptides, aminoglycosides,

Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance
  • Author : Anthony R.M. Coates
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 23 October 2012
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This book describes antibiotic resistance amongst pathogenic bacteria. It starts with an overview of the erosion of the efficacy of antibiotics by resistance and the decrease in the rate of replacement of redundant compounds. The origins of antibiotic resistance are then described. It is proposed that there is a large bacterial resistome which is a collection of all resistance genes and their precursors in both pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria. Ongoing resistance surveillance programs are also discussed, together with the perspective

Antibiotic Drug Resistance

Antibiotic Drug Resistance
  • Author : José-Luis Capelo-Martínez,Gilberto Igrejas
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 24 September 2019
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This book presents a thorough and authoritative overview of the multifaceted field of antibiotic science – offering guidance to translate research into tools for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases. Provides readers with knowledge about the broad field of drug resistance Offers guidance to translate research into tools for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases Links strategies to analyze microbes to the development of new drugs, socioeconomic impacts to therapeutic strategies, and public policies to antibiotic-resistance-prevention strategies

Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Forum on Microbial Threats
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 10 January 2011
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Years of using, misusing, and overusing antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs has led to the emergence of multidrug-resistant 'superbugs.' The IOM's Forum on Microbial Threats held a public workshop April 6-7 to discuss the nature and sources of drug-resistant pathogens, the implications for global health, and the strategies to lessen the current and future impact of these superbugs.

Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance

Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance
  • Author : Jun Lin,Kunihiko Nishino,Marilyn C. Roberts,Marcelo Tolmasky,Rustam I. Aminov,Lixin Zhang
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 01 June 2015
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Antibiotics represent one of the most successful forms of therapy in medicine. But the efficiency of antibiotics is compromised by the growing number of antibiotic-resistant pathogens. Antibiotic resistance, which is implicated in elevated morbidity and mortality rates as well as in the increased treatment costs, is considered to be one of the major global public health threats (www.who.int/drugresistance/en/) and the magnitude of the problem recently prompted a number of international and national bodies to take actions

Antimicrobial Resistance in the 21st Century

Antimicrobial Resistance in the 21st Century
  • Author : I. W. Fong,David Shlaes,Karl Drlica
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 10 November 2018
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This comprehensive, up-to-date volume defines the issues and offers potential solutions to the challenges of antimicrobial resistance. The chapter authors are leading international experts on antimicrobial resistance among a variety of bacteria, viruses including HIV and herpes, parasites and fungi. The chapters explore the molecular mechanisms of drug resistance, the immunology and epidemiology of resistance strains, clinical implications and implications on research and lack thereof, and prevention and future directions.

Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in the Environment

Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in the Environment
  • Author : CARLOS F. AMABILE-CUEVAS
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 30 June 2020
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The presence of antibiotics, antibiotic resistance genes, and antibiotic resistant bacteria in the environment is a cause of growing worldwide concern, as it reveals the extensive impact of antibiotic abuse and other human-related pressures upon microbes. Also, the potential clinical and environmental impact of the presence of antibiotics and resistance outside the obvious clinical settings is mostly unknown, but could be unexpectedly large; resistance in clinically-relevant organisms and conditions can be seen as a very small "tip of the iceberg".

Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance
  • Author : Adriel R. Bonilla,Kaden P. Muniz
  • Publisher : Nova Biomedical Books
  • Release : 17 September 2021
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Antibiotic resistance is the ability of a micro-organism to withstand the effects of antibiotics. There are three mechanisms that can cause antibiotic resistance: prevention of interaction of drug with target, decreased uptake due to either an increased efflux or a decreased influx of the antimicrobial agent and enzymatic modification or destruction of the compound. In the past couple years, antibiotic resistance has become an increasing public health concern. Tuberculosis, gonorrhoea, malaria and childhood ear infections are just a few of

Antibiotic Resistance the Ignored Public Health Care Threat

Antibiotic Resistance the Ignored Public Health Care Threat
  • Author : Alsadig Abdalla
  • Publisher : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Release : 17 September 2021
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Rise of antibiotic resistant bacteria is a global health concern rapidly increasing in its magnitude.Hospitals represent a critical component of the antimicrobial resistance problem worldwide.This book contain sections about the epidemiology of antibiotic resistance, how antibacterial drug resistance occurs, types and mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance, the genetic elements and the transfer of antibiotic resistance between animal and man. Laboratory techniques used to detect antibiotic resistance, prevention and control of antibiotic resistance, important infections associated with bacterial drug resistance.

Antibiotic Discovery and Development

Antibiotic Discovery and Development
  • Author : Thomas J. Dougherty,Michael J. Pucci
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 18 December 2011
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This volume covers all aspects of the antibiotic discovery and development process through Phase II/III. The contributors, a group of highly experienced individuals in both academics and industry, include chapters on the need for new antibiotic compounds, strategies for screening for new antibiotics, sources of novel synthetic and natural antibiotics, discovery phases of lead development and optimization, and candidate compound nominations into development. Beyond discovery , the handbook will cover all of the studies to prepare for IND submission: Phase

The multiple roles of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in nature

The multiple roles of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in nature
  • Author : Fiona Walsh
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 15 May 2015
GET THIS BOOKThe multiple roles of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in nature

Antibiotics and antibiotic resistance have most commonly been viewed in the context of human use and effects. However, both have co-existed in nature for millennia. Recently the roles of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes have started to be discussed in terms of functions other than bacterial inhibition and protection. This special topic will focus on both the traditional role of antibiotics as warfare mechanisms and their alternative roles and uses within nature such as antibiotics as signals or communication mechanisms,