The Resource Antimicrobial drugs : chronicle of a twentieth century medical triumph, David Greenwood

Antimicrobial drugs : chronicle of a twentieth century medical triumph, David Greenwood

Label
Antimicrobial drugs : chronicle of a twentieth century medical triumph
Title
Antimicrobial drugs
Title remainder
chronicle of a twentieth century medical triumph
Statement of responsibility
David Greenwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Between 1935 and 1944 the field of microbiology, and by implication medicine as a whole, underwent dramatic advancement. The discovery of the extraordinary antibacterial properties of sulphonamides, penicillin, and streptomycin triggered a frantic hunt for more antimicrobial drugs that was to yield an abundant harvest in a very short space of time. By the early 1960s more than 50 antibacterial agents were available to the prescribing physician and, largely by a process of chemicalmodification of existing compounds, that number has more than tripled today. We have become so used to the ready av
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
615/.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RM263
LC item number
.G74 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Antimicrobial drugs : chronicle of a twentieth century medical triumph, David Greenwood
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Agents of infection -- Out of darkness -- From quinine to sulphonamides (by way of serendipity) -- Wonder drugs -- The taming of tuberculosis and leprosy -- The golden years of pills and profits -- Progress against parasites -- The poor relations : fungi and viruses -- The spectre at the feast
Control code
ocn801405589
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 429 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283582506
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36168518
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)801405589
  • acaebk0191560073

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