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History of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

  • David Edwards
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Abstract

The impact that antimicrobial chemotherapy has on society affects every person, for it is unlikely that anybody will live out his or her life without receiving some form of antimicrobial drug therapy. And it is only within the last 40 years that any effective chemotherapy has developed such that few diseases nowadays can be regarded as killers.

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1.3 References and Further Reading

  1. Garrod, L. P., Lambert, H. P. and O’Grady, F. (1973). Antibiotic and Chemotherapy, 4th ed. Churchill Livingstone, LondonGoogle Scholar
  2. Grant, P. T. and Mackie, A. M. (1977). Drugs from the sea-fact or fantasy? Nature, Lond., 267, 786–8CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Reid, R. (1974). Microbes and Men. British Broadcasting Corporation, LondonGoogle Scholar
  4. Ruggieri, G. D. (1976). Drugs from the sea. Science, N.Y., 194, 491–7CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Tooley, P. (1971). Food and Drugs. Murray, LondonGoogle Scholar

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