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Title Antimicrobial resistance in developing countries / Aníbal de J. Sosa [and others], editors ; foreword by Thomas F. O'Brien ; introductory preface by the editors ; guest preface by Stuart B. Levy
Published New York : Springer, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 554 pages) : illustrations
Contents General issues in antimicrobial resistance -- Global perspectives of antibiotic resistance -- Mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance -- Poverty and root causes of resistance in developing countries -- What the future holds for resistance in developing countries -- Introduction of antimicrobial agents in resource-constrained countries: impact on the emergence of resistance -- Human impact of resistance -- Human immunodeficiency virus: resistance to antiretroviral drugs in developing countries -- Drug resistance in malaria in developing countries -- Drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis -- Antifungal drug resistance in developing countries -- Drug resistance in African trypanosomiasis -- Antimicrobial resistance in enteric pathogens in developing countries -- Bacterial-resistant infections in resource-limited countries -- Prevalence of resistant enterococci in developing countries -- Antimicrobial resistance in gram-negative bacteria from developing countries -- Resistance in reservoirs and human commensals -- Antimicrobial use and misuse -- Determinants of antimicrobial use: poorly understood-poorly researched -- Antimicrobial use and resistance in Africa -- Antimicrobial drug resistance in Asia -- Antimicrobial drug resistance in Latin American and the Caribbean -- Hospital infections by antimicrobial-resistant organisms in developing countries -- Cost, policy, and regulation of antimicrobials -- Economic burden of antimicrobial resistance in the developing world -- Strengthening health systems to improve access to antimicrobials and the containment of resistance -- Role of unregulated sale and dispensing of antimicrobial agents on the development of antimicrobial resistance in developing countries -- Counterfeit and substandard anti-infectives in developing countries -- Strategies to contain antimicrobial resistance -- Containment of antimicrobial resistance in developing countries and lessons learned -- Surveillance of antibiotic resistance in developing countries: needs, constraints and realities -- Vaccines: a cost-effective strategy to contain antimicrobial resistance -- Teaching appropriate antibiotic use in developing countries -- Containing global antibiotic resistance: ethical drug promotion in the developing world -- News media reporting of antimicrobial resistance in Latin America and India
Summary Examines the problem of antimicrobial resistance in developing countries. This book discusses the problem of antimicrobial resistance in developing countries addressing the general global perspectives, the risk factors, trends, and possibilities for containment as they relate to specific conditions in those developing countries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Drug resistance in microorganisms -- Developing countries.
Drug Resistance, Microbial.
Developing Countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Sosa, Aníbal de J.
LC no. 2009920952
ISBN 9780387893709 (e-isbn)
0387893709 (e-isbn)