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The Enterococci: Pathogenesis, Molecular Biology, Antimicrobial Resistance, and Infection Control
     

The Enterococci: Pathogenesis, Molecular Biology, Antimicrobial Resistance, and Infection Control

by Michael S. Gilmore, Don B. Clewell, Patrice Courvalin, Gary M. Dunny
 

ISBN-10: 1555812341

ISBN-13: 9781555812348

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: ASM Press

A guide to understanding the vanguard of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
• Offers a comprehensive primary text on enterococci and covers the pathogenesis of infection, molecular biology, and antibiotic resistance.
• Serves as a resource for those dealing with the consequences of antibiotic-resistant infection, actively engaged in enterococcal research

Overview

A guide to understanding the vanguard of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
• Offers a comprehensive primary text on enterococci and covers the pathogenesis of infection, molecular biology, and antibiotic resistance.
• Serves as a resource for those dealing with the consequences of antibiotic-resistant infection, actively engaged in enterococcal research, or searching for a scientific basis for public policy decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555812348
Publisher:
ASM Press
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Pages:
439
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. History, Taxonomy, Biochemical Characteristics, and Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing of Enterococci, Richard R. Facklam, Maria da Gloria S. Carvalho, and Lucia M. Teixeira

2. Nonhuman Reservoirs of Enterococci, Frank M. Aarestrup, Patrick Butaye, and Wolfgang Witte

3. Enterococci as Members of the Intestinal Microflora of Humans, Gerald W. Tannock and Greg Cook

4. Physiology of Enterococci, Mark M. Huycke

5. Enterococcal Cell Wall, Jacques Coyette and Lynne E. Hancock

6. Plasmids and Transposons, Keith E. Weaver, Louis B. Rice, and Gordon Churchward

7. Conjugation and Genetic Exchange in Enterococci, Don B. Clewell and Gary M. Dunny

8. Enterococcal Virulence, Michael S. Gilmore, Phillip S. Coburn, Sreedhar R. Nallapareddy, and Barbara E. Murray

9. Acquired Antibiotic Resistances in Enterococci, Vivek Kak and Joseph W. Chow

10. Enterococcal Disease: Epidemiology and Treatment, Preeti N. Malani, Carol A. Kauffman, and Marcus J. Zervos

11. The Genome of Enterococcus faecalis V583: a Tool for Discovery, W. Michael McShan and Nathan Shankar

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