Antibiotic Resistance

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ISBN: 978-3-642-28950-7 (Print) 978-3-642-28951-4 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-12

    Introduction to Antibiotic Resistance

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    Pages 13-30

    The Origins of Antibiotic Resistance

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    Pages 31-43

    Surveillance Programmes and Antibiotic Resistance: Worldwide and Regional Monitoring of Antibiotic Resistance Trends

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    Pages 45-65

    Current and Future Challenges in the Development of Antimicrobial Agents

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    Pages 67-86

    The Role of the Outer Membrane of Gram-negative Bacteria in Antibiotic Resistance: Ajax’ Shield or Achilles’ Heel?

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    Pages 87-98

    Prevention of Drug Resistance by Combined Drug Treatment of Tuberculosis

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    Pages 99-119

    Nonmultiplying Bacteria are Profoundly Tolerant to Antibiotics

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    Pages 121-133

    Persister Cells: Molecular Mechanisms Related to Antibiotic Tolerance

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    Pages 135-152

    Antimicrobial Textiles

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    Pages 153-166

    Efflux: How Bacteria Use Pumps to Control Their Microenvironment

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    Pages 167-183

    Antibiotics in Phase II and III Clinical Trials

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 185-190