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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greenwood, David
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
NLM call number
  • 2008 G-490
  • QV 250
NLM item number
G816a 2008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anti-infective agents
  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • History, 20th Century
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Anti-infective agents
  • Antibiotikum
  • Antimikrobieller Wirkstoff
  • Antibiotikum
  • Antimikrobieller Wirkstoff
Label
Antimicrobial drugs : chronicle of a twentieth century medical triumph, David Greenwood
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
801405589
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
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)801405589
Label
Antimicrobial drugs : chronicle of a twentieth century medical triumph, David Greenwood
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
801405589
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
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)801405589

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