Acinetobacter Biology and Pathogenesis

ISBN: 978-0-387-77943-0 (Print) 978-0-387-77944-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

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    Pages 1-18

    Importance of Acinetobacter spp.

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    Pages 19-45

    “Overview of the Microbial Characteristics, Taxonomy, and Epidemiology of Acinetobacter

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    Pages 47-60

    Genome Organization, Mutation, and Gene Expression in Acinetobacter

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    Pages 61-83

    Molecular Epidemiology of Acinetobacter Species

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    Pages 85-104

    Typing Acinetobacter Strains: Applications and Methods

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    Pages 105-127

    Efflux Pumps in Acinetobacter baumannii

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    Pages 129-143

    Acinetobacter baumannii: Mechanisms of Resistance, Multiple ß-Lactamases

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    Pages 145-154

    Virulence Mechanisms of Acinetobacter

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    Pages 155-165

    Nosocomial and Community-acquired Acinetobacter Infections

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    Pages 167-174

    Experimental Models of Acinetobacter Infection

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    Pages 175-196

    Antimicrobial Resistance and Therapeutic Alternatives

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    Pages 197-209

    US Army Experience with Acinetobacter in Operation Iraqi Freedom

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    Pages 211-216

    Perspectives

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 217-220