Growing Resistance with Antibiotics

Book Description

This Element is an excerpt from Antibiotic Resistance: Understanding and Responding to an Emerging Crisis (9780131387737) by Karl Drlica and David S. Perlin. Available in print and digital formats.

The truth behind the headlines: What antibiotic resistance is, why it’s growing, and what this means to human health.

As a global community, we have not considered antibiotics as a resource to be actively protected. Consequently, we use antibiotics in ways that directly lead to resistance. Changing those ways requires an understanding of antibiotic principles. We begin with a brief description of MRSA to illustrate a bacterial-based health problem….

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
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Product Information

  • Title: Growing Resistance with Antibiotics
  • Author(s): Karl Drlica, David S. Perlin
  • Release date: January 2011
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 9780132685689