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Infectious multiple drug resistance

S. Falkow

Infectious multiple drug resistance

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Published by Pion .
Written in English


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A scientist discovers that a soil bacterium he has been studying produces an antimicrobial that kills gram-negative bacteria. She isolates and purifies the antimicrobial compound, then chemically converts a chemical side chain to a hydroxyl group.


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4 INFECTIOUS MULTIPLE DRUG RESISTANCE S. Falkow, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle This volume is a documented guide to the study of infectious-multiple-drug resistance (R) factors and other bacterial plasmids. The first three chapters review the properties of the classical F-factor and the bacteriophage X so that Cited by:   As early ashe wrote a book entitled Infectious Multiple Drug Resistance and noted that while “we owe to chemotherapy [antibiotics] the debt of reducing the high mortality rate of many bacterial infections [and to hygiene and vaccines the debt of preventing them], in helping to solve some of the problems of infectious diseases Cited by: Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Falkow, Stanley.

Infectious multiple drug resistance. London: Pion ; [London. The resistance among various microbial species (infectious agents) to different antimicrobial drugs Infectious multiple drug resistance book emerged as a cause of public health threat all over the world at a terrifying rate.

Due to the pacing advent of new resistance mechanisms and decrease in efficiency of treating common infectious diseases, it results in failure of microbial response to standard treatment, leading to prolonged Cited by: Book: Infectious multiple drug resistance. + pp. Abstract: After a brief historical account of transmissible drug resistance drug resistance Subject Category: Properties see more details and R factors, the early Infectious multiple drug resistance book give detailed consideration to characteristics of plasmids and to the genetic properties, molecular nature Cited by: Gopalakrishna Pillai, in Applications of Targeted Nano Drugs and Delivery Systems, 5 Multiple Drug Resistance.

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School of Medicine.;]. Multiple drug resistance (MDR), multidrug resistance or multiresistance is antimicrobial resistance shown by a species of microorganism to at least one antimicrobial drug in three or more antimicrobial categories. Antimicrobial categories are classifications of antimicrobial agents based on their mode of action and specific to target MDR types most threatening to public health.

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First, these bacteria may accumulate multiple genes, each coding for resistance to a single drug, within a single cell. This accumulation occurs typically on resistance (R) plasmids. Second, multidrug resistance may also occur by the increased expression of genes that code for multidrug efflux pumps, extruding a wide range of by: Multiple drug resistance to antimicrobials is a growing problem that limits the effective lifetime of nearly all drugs developed against microorganisms.

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The spread of multidrug-resistant, extensively drug-resistant and pan-drug-resistant Gram-negative pathogens is causing an unprecedented public health crisis. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter baumanii, and Klebsiella pneumoniae are the most common pathogens associated with multiresistance.

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