The word antimicrobial was derived from the Greek words anti (against), mikros (little) and bios (life) and refers to all agents that act against microbial organisms
Twenty isolates contained plasmids estimated to be at least 75 kb in size, 17 of which exhibited resistance to five or more antimicrobial agents. Thirty PFGE..
Most microbiologists distinguish two groups of antimicrobial agents used in the treatment of infectious disease: antibiotics, which are natural substances..
Antimicrobial agent: A general term for drugs, chemicals, or other substances that either kill or slow the growth of microbes. Among the antimicrobial agents are..
An antimicrobial is an agent that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms. The microbial agent may be a chemical compounds and physical agents
timicrobial susceptibilities and further characterized for select antimicrobial resistance . exhibited resistance to eight or more antimicrobial agents. .. Jing Han, Sean J. Pendleton, Joanna Deck, Ruby Singh, Jeffrey Gilbert, Timothy J. .. Gene flow, mobile genetic elements and the recruitment of antibiotic resistance genes
The International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents provides comprehensive and up-to-date peer reviewed reference information on the physical, pharmacological..