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Mechanisms of Action of Antibacterial Agents

Authored by: Joseph Adrian L. Buensalido , Carmen E. DeMarco , Stephen A. Lerner

Practical Handbook of Microbiology

Print publication date:  June  2015
Online publication date:  June  2015

Print ISBN: 9781466587397
eBook ISBN: 9781466587403
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This chapter will attempt to summarize current information about, and working models for, the mechanisms of action of antimicrobial agents that are in clinical use or in advanced stages of investigation, or which illustrate important points or are used in laboratory research. We shall provide references to more extensive information.

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