This invaluable reference book for scientists, medical and public health professionals provides an updated overview of a large body of new information available, and includes views on new strategies for interventions with pneumococcal disease. The molecular biology of the bacterium and various aspects of pneumoccocal disease are among the pressing topics discussed.
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Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major human pathogen with an estimated annual worldwide mortality rate of several million, in the same range as that of tuberculosis. Antibiotic-resistant strains of this bacterium have recently become more widespread throughout the world, posing serious challenges to chemotherapy. This compendium of the most recent research and developments addresses concern over pneumococcal disease, particularly new forms caused by antibiotic-resistant and multidrug-resistant strains.Review:
. . . most current and comprehensive book on basic molecular and pathogenic properties of Streptococcus pneumoniae . . . a timely, valuable resource -- Doody's Review Service, July 2000
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Book Description Mary Ann Liebert, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0913113859
Book Description Mary Ann Liebert, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110913113859