9781444330632

Hugo and Russell's Pharmaceutical Microbiology

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    9781444330632

  • ISBN10:

    1444330632

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-08-22
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

For this#xA0;new edition,#xA0; Hugo and Russell#x19;s Pharmaceutical Microbiology, has been completely revised and updated to reflect changes in teaching and practice.#xA0;Along with an accompanying website that offers#xA0;further resources and teaching materials, there is a renewed emphasis on infection control and the growing area of prescribing therapeutics. New chapters#xA0;cover microbial biofilms, antimicrobial stewardship and public health microbiology. The authors also include illustrations of structural formulas of organic compounds and flow diagrams of biochemical processes.#xA0;

Table of Contents

List of contributors.

Preface to the eighth edition.

Preface to the first edition.

Part 1 Biology of Microorganisms.

1 Introduction to pharmaceutical microbiology.

2 Fundamental features of microbiology.

3 Bacteria.

4 Fungi.

5 Viruses.

6 Protozoa.

Part 2 Pathogens and Host Responses.

7 Principles of microbial pathogenicity and epidemiology.

8 Microbial biofilms: consequences for health.

9 Immunology.

10 Vaccination and immunization.

Part 3 Prescribing Therapeutics.

11 Antibiotics and synthetic antimicrobial agents:their properties and uses.

12 Mechanisms of action of antibiotics and synthetic anti-infective agents.

13 Bacterial resistance to antibiotics.

14 Clinical uses of antimicrobial drugs.

15 Antibiotic prescribing and antibiotic stewardship.

16 Public health microbiology: infection prevention and control.

Part 4 Contamination and Infection Control.

17 Microbial spoilage, infection risk and contamination control.

18 Laboratory evaluation of antimicrobial agents.

19 Chemical disinfectants, antiseptics and preservatives.

20 Non-antibiotic antimicrobial agents: mode of action and resistance.

21 Sterilization procedures and sterility assurance

Part 5 Pharmaceutical Production

22 Sterile pharmaceutical products

23 Principles of good manufacturing practice.

24 The manufacture and quality control of immunological products.

25 Recombinant DNA technology.

Part 6 Current Trends and New Directions.

26 The wider contribution of microbiology to the pharmaceutical sciences.

27 Alternative strategies for antimicrobial therapy.

Index.

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