Microbial Drug Resistance
Part of the Infection eBook Collection
Edited by Vladimir Krcméry
We face the prospect of physicians in hospitals trying to treat patients infected by multidrug-resistant organisms that are unresponsive to all available antibiotics. This book of twelve chapters addresses the threats of antibiotic resistance and the potential transition into a postantibiotic era. Internationally renowned experts have provided an extensive overview exploring current and emergent pathogen challenges, measures to prevent antimicrobial resistance and the direction of future research.