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Microbiology

  • Antimicrobial Stewardshipby K. LaPlante; C. Cunha; H. Morrill; L. Rice; E. Mylonakis

    CABI 2016; US$ 250.00

    In an age where antimicrobial resistance amongst pathogens grows more prevalent, particularly in the hospital setting, antimicrobial stewardship is an evidence-based, proven measure in the battle against resistance and infection. This single comprehensive, definitive reference work is written by an international team of acknowledged experts in the... more...

  • How to Overcome the Antibiotic Crisisby Marc Stadler; Petra Dersch

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 161.26

    This volume focuses on antibiotics research, a field of topical significance for human health due to the worrying increase of nosocomial infections caused by multi-resistant bacteria. It covers several basic aspects, such as the evolution of antibiotic resistance and the influence of antibiotics on the gut microbiota, and addresses the search for... more...

  • Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiologyby M. Estee Torok; Ed Moran; Fiona Cooke

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 58.99

    Takes an integrated approach to both infectious disease and microbiology. Referenced to national frameworks and current legislation, it covers the basic principles of bacteriology and virology, specific information on diseases and conditions, and material on 'hot topics' such as bioterrorism and preventative medicine. more...

  • Laboratory Test requesting Appropriateness and Patient Safetyby María Salinas; Maite Lopez-Garrígos; Enrique Rodriguez-Borja; Álvaro Blasco; Arturo Carratalá

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 37.59

    Inappropriateness in Laboratory test requesting by under or over requesting can greatly compromise the patient safety. Improving the appropriateness of test ordering behaviour through strategies is crucial to ensure the optimal contribution of the laboratory to clinical decision-making and patient safety. more...

  • Chikungunya Virusby Chioma M. Okeoma

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 139.76

    This book describes the molecular biology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, and potential strategies for control of chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infection. It offers insight into the structure and functions of CHIKV proteins as they relate to host response, interaction with the arthropod vector, and vaccination. A detailed account of both the epidemiological... more...

  • Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Vol. 172by Bernd Nilius; Pieter de Tombe; Thomas Gudermann; Reinhard Jahn; Roland Lill; Ole Petersen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 96.75

    Leading researchers are specially invited to provide a complete understanding of a key topic within the multidisciplinary fields of physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology. In a form immediately useful to scientists, this periodical aims to filter, highlight and review the latest developments in these rapidly advancing fields. more...

  • Animal Parasitesby Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 72.02

    This textbook focuses on the most important parasites affecting dogs, cats, ruminants, horses, pigs, rabbits, rodents, birds, fishes, reptiles and bees. For each parasite, the book offers a concise summary including its distribution, epidemiology, lifecycle, morphology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prophylaxis and therapeutic measures. Numerous... more...

  • New Insights on Antiviral Probioticsby Imad Al Kassaa

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.01

    This book focuses on probiotics with antiviral activities. The "antiviral probiotic" is a new concept in medical sciences. Recently, studies have shown that antiviral probiotics can fight or prevent viral infections in many ways. The immunomodulation of mucosal immunity, production of antiviral compounds, virus trapping and the use thereof as vaccination... more...

  • Neglected Tropical Diseases - Oceaniaby Alex Loukas

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 161.26

    This volume of the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) series covers the most prevalent NTDs in Oceania. This book will discuss in detail pathology, diagnostics and control approaches of selected NTDs in the geographic region. A large part of Oceania?s population lives in poverty and therefore is at high risk for certain parasitic diseases, such as hookworm... more...

  • Polymers against Microorganismsby Juan Rodríguez-Hernández

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 118.26

    This book provides an introductory and general overview of advances in polymers towards their employment as antimicrobial materials. The author describes current approaches for avoiding microbial contamination, toward macro-molecular antibiotics, and prevention of antibiotic-resistant bacteria by use of polymers. He establishes the remaining issues... more...