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Antimicrobial resistance in staphylococci.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7761144     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Staphylococci have developed a variety of strategies for dealing with the presence of antibiotics encountered in clinical environments. Resistance to beta-lactams and other antimicrobial agents has been accomplished by a diverse array of molecular mechanisms. Options available to treat infections caused by staphylococci resistant to methicillin are limited, and the next generation of antibiotics to be introduced, should glycopeptide resistance become an important clinical problem, is not yet on the horizon.
B M Moreira; R S Daum
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric clinics of North America     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0031-3955     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1995 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-06-28     Completed Date:  1995-06-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401126     Medline TA:  Pediatr Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  619-48     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology*,  therapeutic use
Drug Resistance, Microbial
Staphylococcal Infections / drug therapy*
Staphylococcus / drug effects*
beta-Lactam Resistance
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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