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The development and marketing of antimicrobial drugs

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 4452 words.

Chapter 36 covers the development and marketing of antimicrobial drugs, including clinical trials, drug licensing, marketing, and prescribing.

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Drugs used in the treatment of viral hepatitis

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 3393 words.

Chapter 6 discusses drugs used in the treatment of viral hepatitis, including Interferon-alpha, Nucleoside and nucleotide analogues, Lamivudine, Adefovir, Entecavir, Tenofovir, Ribavirin,...

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Gastrointestinal infections

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 4462 words.

Chapter 25 discusses gastrointestinal infections, including transmission and acquisition, clinical manifestations, general management, the use of antibiotics, Cholera, Campylobacter...

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General principles of the treatment of infection

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 3849 words.

Chapter 13 discusses how antimicrobial agents are among the most commonly prescribed drugs, and how their use has had a majorimpact on the control of most bacterial infections in man. More...

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The genetics and mechanisms of acquired resistance

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 7526 words.

Chapter 10 discusses the genetics and mechanisms of acquired resistance, and that mechanisms discussed in the second part of this chapter illustrate the diversity of ways that microbes can...

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Guidelines, formularies, and antimicrobial policies

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 4056 words.

Chapter 19 covers guidelines, formularies, and antimicrobial policies, including definition of terms, national policies and laws, standardization, prudent prescribing, policy content and...

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Historical introduction

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 3501 words.

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Infections in immunocompromised patients including HIV/AIDS

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 3454 words.

Chapter 31 covers infections in immunocompromised patients including HIV/AIDS, and discusses immunodeficiency, immunosuppression, microbial complications, principles of chemotherapeutic...

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Infections of the central nervous system

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 5881 words.

Chapter 28 discusses infections of the central nervous system, which include meningitis, encephalitis, and brain abscess. These can be caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, and protozoa;...

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Inhibitors of bacterial cell wall synthesis

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 5261 words.

Chapter 1 covers inhibitors of bacterial cell wall synthesis, including cell wall construction, β-lactam antibiotics (penicillins, cephalosporins, and certain other antibiotics),...

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