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In this totally revised and updated edition of the classic primer on the misuse of antibiotics, Dr. Stuart Levy reveals how our cavalier and naive attitude about the power of antibiotics can have -and already has had-dire consequences. He explains that we are currently witnessing a massive evolutionary change in bacteria. This build-up of new antibiotic-resistant bacteria in individuals and the environment, mixed with our overzealous use of antibiotic soaps and the unregulated dispensing of antibiotics worldwide, is leading us into a dangerous territory where our "miracle" drugs will no longer help.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780738204406
ISBN-10: 0738204404
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Pages: 376
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 14-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Stuart B. Levy

Stuart B. Levy, M.D., is a world-renowned author on antibiotic use and resistance. The president of the international Alliance for Prudent Use of Antibiotics, Dr. Levy is a staff physician at the New England Medical Center and both Professor of Medicine and of Molecular Microbiology at Tufts University School of Medicine.