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"Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics"


Written by: Kenneth Todar


Coverage: Other


Summary: A chapter of an online bacteriology textbook. The chapter explains bacterial resistance and why it is a medical problem.


Published by: University of Wisconsin Madison


Level of Evidence: Expert Opinion


Date of Publication: 01/01/2001
Date of Posting: 16/01/2003
Date of next Review: 07/07/2006


Available at: http://textbookofbacteriology.net/resantimicrobial.html


Source: Textbook of Bacteriology


Format: HTML


Publication Type: CAT (Critically Appraised Topic)


Related Questions on this site:
What is antimicrobial resistance?
How do bacteria become resistant to antibiotics?
Do people become resistant to antibiotics?
Why is antimicrobial resistance a health problem?
Is antimicrobial resistance only a problem in the UK?
How will my doctor treat my infection if one antibiotic doesn't work?
How can I help and when should I take antibiotics?


MeSH keywords: Drug Resistance, Bacterial; Drug Resistance, Microbial; Drug Resistance, Fungal; Drug Resistance, Viral



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