Resistance of Microorganisms to Antibiotics
This chapter is composed of three independent but integrated parts. In the first one we describe the modifications present in the resistant bacterial cell with respect to the corresponding susceptible bacterial cell. This topic is closely correlated to the chapter on mechanism of action. In the second part we describe the possible localizations and modes of transmission of the genetic determinants of resistance. The approach applied is a systematic presentation of the different types of resistance mechanisms.
KeywordsResistant Cell Resistant Mutant Clavulanic Acid Resistant Bacterium Bacillary Dysentery
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Chapter 4. Resistance of Microorganisms to Antibiotics
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