Pathogenicity and Drug Resistance of Human Pathogens: Mechanisms and Novel Approaches (Original PDF from Publisher)
The book comprehensively discusses the mechanisms of pathogenesis and drug resistance; current diagnostics landscape of four key human pathogens; bacterial, fungal, protozoans and viral which are the causes of major infectious diseases. It also assesses the emerging technologies for the detection and quantification of these pathogens. Further, it discusses the novel opportunities to fight against these infectious diseases and to identify pertinent drug targets with novel methodologies. It also reviews the current and future insights into the control, elimination, and eradication of these infectious diseases.
Importantly, the book discusses the epidemiological characteristics and various challenges in combating Ebola and Influenza diseases. Finally, the book highlights the growing role of nanotechnology and bioinformatics resources for combating the infectious diseases.
In summary, the book provides the mechanistic insight of the pathogenicity, drug-resistance, therapeutic strategies and identification of the novel drug targets of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Plasmodium, Candida, Hepatitis C and emerging viral infections.
- Hardcover: 404 pages
- Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2019 edition (January 24, 2020)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9813294485
- ISBN-13: 978-9813294486
- Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.9 x 9.2 inches