Oct 18, 2021  
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PHCY 884 - History of Antimicrobials and Emerging Resistance


2 Credits
This course progresses through a history of antibiotics and the bacteria that display subsequent resistance. Further information is presented concerning mechanisms of resistance, the emerging trends in antimicrobial resistance in the community and hospital, why these drugs are often prescribed inappropriately, and how to promote their proper use. It covers the genetics of resistance to multiple classes of antimicrobials, including discussions of the most common and emerging antibiotic-resistant bacteria, antiviral-resistant viruses as well as resistant fungi. Elective course.
Prerequisite(s): Pharmacy courses are open only to Pharmacy students.



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