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The antibiotic paradox : how the misuse of antibiotics destroys their curative power / Stuart B. Levy.

Author/creator Levy, Stuart B.
Format Book and Print
Edition2nd ed.
Publication InfoCambridge, MA : Perseus Pub., ©2002.
Descriptionxx, 353 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents From tragedy the antibiotic age is born -- The disease and the cure : the microscopic world of bacteria and antibiotics -- Reliance on medicines and self-medication : the seeds of antibiotic misuse -- Antibiotic resistance : microbial adaptation and evolution -- The antibiotic myth -- Antibiotics, animals, and the resistance gene pool -- Further ecological considerations : antibiotic use in agriculture, aquaculture, pets, and minor animal species -- Future prospects : new advances against impending disaster -- The individual and antibiotic resistance -- The antibacterial craze -- Antibiotic resistance : a societal issue at local, national, and international levels.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 325-333) and index.
LCCN 2001098100
ISBN0738204404 :

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