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Table of Contents

  1. Speaker Introduction
  2. Microbes: Their Diversity, Antibacterial Targets and Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance

    1. Where Are Microbes Found?
    2. PCR enzymes from thermophiles.
    3. Use of PCR for Chlamydia and Association with Plaque.
    4. PCR of Helicobacter in Ulcers.
    5. Microbes Described.

      1. Diversity.
      2. Adaptability.
      3. Beneficial.

    6. Human Bacterial Ecosystems.

      1. Inner Space
      2. Oral Cavity.
      3. Gastrointestinal Tract.
      4. Skin.

    7. Microbe Appearances.

      1. Penicillium
      2. Saccaromyces cerevisiae
      3. Streptococcus pyogenes

    8. Penicillium roqueforte and notatum
    9. Distinguishing Bacterial vs. Yeast Colonies.
    10. Identification and Characteristics of Streptococcus pyogenes...

      1. Why Do You Treat a Strep Throat?

    11. Bacterial Resistance - Historical...
    12. Resistance to Antibiotics as a General Issue - News Media...
    13. Resistant Organisms...
    14. Classes of Antibiotics and Mechanisms of Action
    15. Diagram of Bacterial Cell
    16. Diagrams - Bacterial Cell Targets
    17. Antibacterial Action

      1. Amoxicillin
      2. Cephalosporin

    18. EM's (electron micrographs)

      1. E.coli EMs
      2. Scanning Electron Micrographs

    19. Types of Bacterial Resistance

      1. By Spectrum
      2. Inducible Resistance
      3. Plasmid Mediated
      4. Chromosomal Mediated

    20. Mechanisms of Resistance
    21. Diagrams of Resistant Mechanisms
    22. Reasons for Broader Development of Resistance

      1. Misuse of Antibiotics by Health Profession and Patients.
      2. Unconfirmed diagnosis of Bacterial Infection
      3. Inappropriate Prescription
      4. Non-compliance of Hospital Staff

    23. The Pharmaceutical Industry's Approach to the Problem of Resistance

      1. Novel targets
      2. Examine materials from a variety of sources
      3. Develop a better understanding of virulence.

    24. Guidelines to Prevent the Spread of Resistance.

      1. In Hospital.
      2. Health care Staff.
      3. Immediate Actions.

    25. Research Experiences.

      1. Bacteroides fragilis
      2. Ampicillin,
      3. Zithromax.

    1. Narrative Index
    2. Speaker Bio
    3. Slide Index
    4. Web Index

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