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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Denyer, Stephen P.
Hugo and Russell's Pharmaceutical Microbiology.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Stephen P Denyer; Norman Hodges; Sean P Gorman; Brendan F Gilmore
|Description:||1 online resource (525 pages)|
|Contents:||Pharmaceutical Microbiology; Table of Contents; List of contributors; Preface to the eighth edition; Preface to the first edition; Part 1: Biology of microorganisms; Introduction to pharmaceutical microbiology; Fundamental features of microbiology; Bacteria; Fungi; Viruses; Protozoa; Part 2: Pathogens and host responses; Principles of microbial pathogenicity and epidemiology; Microbial biofilms: consequences for health; Immunology; Vaccination and immunization; Part 3: Prescribing therapeutics; Antibiotics and synthetic antimicrobial agents: their properties and uses. Mechanisms of action of antibiotics and synthetic anti-infective agentsBacterial resistance to antibiotics; Clinical uses of antimicrobial drugs; Antibiotic prescribing and antibiotic stewardship; Public health microbiology: infection prevention and control; part 4: Contamination and infection control; Microbial spoilage, infection risk and contamination control; Laboratory evaluation of antimicrobial agents; Chemical disinfectants, antiseptics and preservatives; Non-antibiotic antimicrobial agents: mode of action and resistance; Sterilization procedures and sterility assurance. Part 5: Pharmaceutical productionSterile pharmaceutical products; Principles of good manufacturing practice; The manufacture and quality control of immunological products; Recombinant DNA technology; Part 6: Current trends and new directions; The wider contribution of microbiology to the pharmaceutical sciences; Alternative strategies for antimicrobial therapy; Index.|