Guide To Further Reading

Resources on the World Wide Web The 'Disease Facts' section of the website of the UK Public Health Laboratory Service ( is a valuable resource of contemporary background information on the prevalence and epidemiology of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance in the UK.

The American FDA website gives background information on resistance with a worldwide perspective:

http:/ / antibio.html The Path of Least Resistance: the Report of the

Standing Medical Advisory Committee of the UK Department of Health, September 1998: http: / / / doh/ smac.htm


Printed resources

Ada G 2001 Vaccines and vaccination. New England

Journal of Medicine 345:1042-1053 Antimicrobial resistance: numerous excellent leading articles and reviews on the causes and control of antimicrobial resistance published in: British Medical Journal 1998; 317: 609-616, 645-674 Colebrook L, Kenny M 1939 Treatment with prontosil for puerperal infections. Lancet 2:1319 (a classic paper)

Fishman J A, Rubin R H1998 Infection in organ-transplant recipients. New England Journal of Medicine 338:1741-1751 Fletcher C 1984 First clinical use of penicillin. British

Medical Journal 289:1721-1723 (a classic paper) Lowy F D 1998 Staphylococcus aureus infections. New

England Journal of Medicine 339: 520-532 Kwiatkowski D 2000 Susceptibility to infection. British

Medical Journal 321:1061-1065 Leibovici L, Shraga B, Andreassen S et al 1999 How do you choose antibiotic treatment? British Medical Journal 318:1614-1616 Lambert H P 1999 Don't keep taking the tablets.

Lancet 354:943-945 Loudon 11987 Puerperal fever, the streptococcus, and the sulphonamides, 1911-1945. British Medical Journal 295:485-490 Mackowiak P A1982 The normal microbiological flora. New England Journal of Medicine 307: 83-93 Ryan E T, Wilson M E, Kain K C 2002 Illness after international travel. New England Journal of Medicine 347: 505-516

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