Current overviews of the topic are included, along with specific discussions on the individual mechanisms (betalactams, glycopeptides, aminoglycosides, etc) used in various antibacterial agents and explanations of how resistances to those develop. Methods for counteracting resistance development in bacteria are discussed as well.
Keywords: Antibiotics. Antibiotics resistance. Plasmids. Transposons. Integrons. APUA (Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics). Penicillins, Infectious Disease & Microbiology, Microbiology & Virology, Infectious Disease & Microbiology, Microbiology & Virology