4 edition of antimicrobial drugs found in the catalog.
Eric M. Scholar
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Eric M. Scholar, William B. Pratt.|
|Contributions||Pratt, William B., 1938-|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 607 p. :|
|Number of Pages||607|
|ISBN 10||0195125282, 0195125290|
|LC Control Number||99047277|
Bacteria that cause bacterial infections and disease are called pathogenic bacteria. They cause diseases and infections when they get into the body and begin to reproduce and crowd out healthy bacteria or to grow into tissues that are normally sterile. To cure infectious diseases, researchers discovered antibacterial agents, which are considered to be the most promising Cited by: 1. fungi eukaryotes, present special problems for antimicrobial treatment - most antibacterial drugs act on bacteria and are ineffective against fungi - similarities between fungal and human cells means that drugs toxic to fungi are also capable of harming human tissues - polyene antifungal- bing to fungal membrane; loss of selective permeability.
Despite these challenges, there are antimicrobial drugs that target fungi, protozoa, helminths, and viruses, and some even target more than one type of microbe. Table , Table , Table , and Table provide examples for antimicrobial drugs in these various classes. With a drug trial at the heart of the book, McCarthy argues the key solution lies in discovering new drugs. Yet, as he vividly points out, returns on investment are awful for antimicrobial development—and getting worse.
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 44(7) 21 Nordmann P and Poirel L. Emergence of Plasmid-Mediated Resistance to Quinolones in Enterobacteriaceae. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 22 Poole K. Efflux-mediated Antimicrobial Resistance. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 23 Roe MT and. The Fifth Edition of Antimicrobial Therapy in Veterinary Medicine, the most comprehensive reference available on veterinary antimicrobial drug use, has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the rapid advancements in the field of antimicrobial assing all aspects of antimicrobial drug use in animals, the book provides .
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This is a thorough updating of a classic text that has been published in three editions since Pratt's Chemotherapy of Infection (OUP, ).
Its treatment of the mechanisms of action, pharmacology and adverse effects of the drugs used to antimicrobial drugs book bacterial, fungal, parasitic and viral infectionshas been greatly expanded, and this edition includes two completely new chapters on the 1/5(1).
The is the third edition of a text that surveys the drugs used to treat bacterial, fungal, prarsitic, and viral infections. This book contains comprehensive presentations of the mechanisms for both the antimicrobial actions and for the adverse clinical effects of these drugs/5(5).
An antimicrobial is an agent that kills microorganisms or stops their growth. Antimicrobial medicines can be grouped according to the microorganisms they act primarily against. For example, antibiotics are used against bacteria and antifungals are used against fungi. Antimicrobial drugs.
This note covers the following topics: Penicillin, Antimicrobial effect, Antimicrobial drugs, Selective Toxicity, Chemotherapeutic index, The Ideal Drug, Side effects of chemotherapy, Antibiotic Mechanisms of Action, Beta-lactam antibiotics, Beta-lactamase inhibitors, Glycopeptides, Mechanism of vancomycin resistance, Antibiotics Inhibiting Protein.
This book tracks the history of antimicrobial drugs, a remarkable medical triumph that has provided doctors with an amazing armoury of safe and effective drugs that ensure that reversion to the helpless state of the fight against infection witnessed in Cited by: An antimicrobial agent is defined as a natural or synthetic substance that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and algae.
From: Textiles for Hygiene and Infection Control, Download as PDF. About this page. R.S. Vardanyan, V.J. Hruby, in Synthesis of Essential Drugs, Chapter 6 antimicrobial drugs 1. Antimicrobial Drugs Chemotherapy: The use of drugs to treat a disease Antimicrobial drugs: Interfere with the growth of microbes within a host Antibiotic: A substance produced by a microbe that, in small amounts, inhibits another microbe Selective toxicity: A drug antimicrobial drugs book kills harmful microbes without damaging the host.
Welcome to TARGET - an easy to use Antimicrobial Reference Guide to Effective Treatment for canine and feline ranks the in vitro efficacy of 24 antimicrobials against 12 of the most common pathogens found in small animal infections to assist you in selecting the most appropriate antimicrobial and dosage for maximum efficacy and minimum toxicity.
Antimicrobial drugs may interact with the kidneys in several ways. Decreased renal function often results in slower excretion of drugs or their metabolites. In the extreme situation the patient lacks renal function and is treated with hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis or hemofiltration; since most antimicrobial drugs are low-molecular-weight compounds they are often readily eliminated from.
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.
The is the third edition of a text that surveys the drugs used to treat bacterial, fungal, prarsitic, and viral infections. This book contains comprehensive presentations of the mechanisms for both the antimicrobial actions and for the adverse clinical effects of these drugs.
Complete discussions of the pharmacology are highlighted by numerous charts and tables summarizing each drug's Reviews: 1. Antimicrobial drugs produced by purposeful fermentation and/or contained in plants have been used as traditional medicines in many cultures for millennia.
The purposeful and systematic search for a chemical “magic bullet” that specifically target infectious microbes was initiated by Paul Ehrlich in the early 20th century.
The fluoroquinolones are synthetic, broad-spectrum antibacterial agents that inhibit DNA gyrase, an essential enzyme that is involved in the replication, transcription, and repair of bacterial DNA. 1 The introduction of quinolone derivatives is the most significant recent advance in antimicrobial therapy.
Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) was the first of. This book contains precisely referenced chapters, emphasizing antibacterial agents with clinical practicality and alternatives to synthetic antibacterial agents through detailed reviews of diseases and their control using alternative approaches.
The book aims at explaining bacterial diseases and their control via synthetic drugs replaced by chemicals obtained from different natural. To help you stay up-to-date on the most recent antimicrobial information, we've provided The Antimicrobial Reference Guide to Effective Treatment, also known as the TARGET book.
This tool features charts and color coding for quick reference, and offers more in-depth information on complete pharmacology and dosing for each antimicrobial. Bugs & Drugs® is the recommended reference for treatment of infectious diseases and appropriate antimicrobial use.
It is peer-reviewed, evidence-based, and frequently updated. Bugs & Drugs® is supported by the Do Bugs Need Drugs. ® community-education program, and is funded by the Health Ministries of the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. The final part of the book analyses the development and marketing of antimicrobial seventh edition of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy continues to be a valuable resource for undergraduates and graduates requiring a thorough grounding in the scientific basis and clinical application of these drugs.
An antimicrobial is a substance that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, or protozoans. Antimicrobial drugs either kill microbes (microbiocidal) or prevent the growth of microbes (microbiostatic). Disinfectants are antimicrobial substances used on non-living objects or outside the body.
Get this from a library. The antimicrobial drugs. [Eric M Scholar; William B Pratt] -- This text includes the treatment of the mechanisms of action, pharmacology and adverse effects of the drugs used to treat bacterial, fungal, parasitic and viral infections.
This edition also includes. The word antimicrobial was derived from the Greek words anti (against), mikros (little) and bios (life) and refers to all agents that act against microbial organisms.
This is not synonymous with antibiotics, a similar term derived from the Greek word anti (against) and biotikos (concerning life). By strict definition, the word “antibiotic” refers to substances produced by microorganisms. This book tracks the history of antimicrobial drugs, a remarkable medical triumph that has provided doctors with an amazing armoury of safe and effective drugs that ensure that reversion to the helpless state of the fight against infection witnessed in the early s is extremely : $ This book contains comprehensive presentations of the mechanisms for both the antimicrobial actions and for the adverse clinical effects of these drugs.
Complete discussions of the pharmacology are highlighted by numerous charts and tables summarizing The is the third edition of a text that surveys the drugs used to treat bacterial, fungal 4/5.Antimicrobial Drugs: Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives.
There are many different types of antimicrobial drugs that are used to treat a wide variety of illnesses.