Revenge of the Microbes

Revenge of the Microbes

How Bacterial Resistance Is Undermining the Antibiotic Miracle

Book - 2005
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A single source of answers to questions average people are asking. * Provides the scientific information readers will need to form opinions and make informed decisions regarding the use of antibiotics. * Examines specific antibiotics and controversies in a real-life context; presents accounts of positions on all sides of the public policy debate; and discusses less common issues such as what happens to antibiotics once they are released into the environment. * Encourages readers to consider the extensive role of antibiotics in modern medicine and the potentially catastrophic impact the loss of effective antibiotics would have today and on future generations. * Appeals to a diverse readership, including biologists, doctors, teachers, students, lawyers, environmentalists, and average citizens.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, [2005]
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9781555812980
1555812988
Branch Call Number: 616.9201061 SAL
Characteristics: xii, 186 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Whitt, Dixie D.

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