Methicillin resistant S. aureus and other resistances

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Enright, Mark C.
Format: eBook
Published: London Henry Stewart Talks 2009, 2009
Series:Antibiotic resistance : from genes to global prevalence
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Collection: Henry Stewart Talks - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Antibiotic resistance in hospitals
  • Antibiotic resistance in the community
  • The pre-antibiotic era
  • Penicillin
  • Tuberculosis
  • Streptomycin
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae
  • Multidrug resistant pneumococci
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Spread of MRSA
  • European and worldwide distribution of MRSA
  • Treatment of MRSA
  • The benefits of antibiotics
  • The extent of bacterial resistance in the UK
  • Causes of resistance
  • Antibiotic classes
  • The pyramids for antimicrobial use and selection for antimicrobial resistance
  • The threat
  • Why no new antibiotics?