Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 5th Edition

Preface

Historical Introduction

Part 1 - General Properties of Antimicrobial Agents

Chapter 1. Inhibitors of Bacterial Cell Wall Synthesis

Chapter 2. Inhibitors of Bacterial Protein Synthesis

Chapter 3. Synthetic Antibacterial Agents and Miscellaneous Antibiotics

Chapter 4. Antifungal Agents

Chapter 5. Antiprotozoal and Anthelminthic Agents

Chapter 6. Antiviral Agents

Chapter 7. Antiretroviral Agents

Part 2 - Resistance to Antimicrobial Agents

Chapter 8. The Problem of Resistance

Chapter 9. Mechanisms of Acquired Resistance

Chapter 10. Genetics of Resistance

Chapter 11. Control of the Spread of Resistance

Part 3 - General Principles of Usage of Antimicrobial Agents

Chapter 12. Use of the Laboratory

Chapter 13. General Principles of the Treatment of Infection

Chapter 14. Pharmacokinetics

Chapter 15. Prescribing for Children and the Elderly

Chapter 16. Adverse Reactions

Chapter 17. Chemoprophylaxis

Chapter 18. Guidelines, Formularies, and Antimicrobial Policies

Part 4 - Therapeutic Use of Antimicrobial Agents

Chapter 19. Respiratory Tract Infections

Chapter 20. Urinary Infections

Chapter 21. Gastrointestinal Infections

Chapter 22. Bacteraemia and Endocarditis

Chapter 23. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Chapter 24. Bone and Joint Infections

Chapter 25. Mycobacterial Disease

Chapter 26. Infections of the Central Nervous System

Chapter 27. Viral Infections

Chapter 28. Infection in Immunocompromised Patients Including HIV/AIDS

Chapter 29. Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 30. Parasitic Diseases

Chapter 31. Topical Use of Antimicrobial Agents

Chapter 32. Postscript: The Development and Marketing of Antimicrobial Drugs

Recommendations for Further Reading