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Journal of Antimicrobial Agents

Author(s): Guidry CA, Mansfield SA, Sawyer RG, Cook CH

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Abstract Although originally described in Staphylococcus aureus, resistance among bacteria has now become a race to determine which classes of bacteria will become more resistant. Availability of antibacterial agents has allowed the development of entirely new diseases caused by nonbacterial pathogens, related largely to fungi that are inherently resistant to antibacterials. This article presents the growing body of knowledge of the herpes family of viruses, and their occurrence and consequences in patients with concomitant surgical disease or critical illness. The focus is on previously immunocompetent patients, as the impact of herpes viruses in immunosuppressed patients has received thorough coverage elsewhere. Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
This article was published in Surg Clin North Am and referenced in Journal of Antimicrobial Agents

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