eISBN: 978-981-4998-39-0, 2021 ISBN: 978-981-4998-40-6 ISSN: 2705-1072 (Print) ISSN: 2705-1080 (Online)
Anti-infective agents are a distinct class of pharmacologically important molecules that has served mankind in different capacities to combat life-threating pathologic conditions. They include antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, antituberculosis, antimalarial and urinary anti-infective agents. However, evolutionary changes, adaptations and development of pathogenic microorganisms strains the therapeutic efficacy of these drugs thus limiting their clinical utility over the years.
Frontiers in Anti-Infective Agents Volume 5 is a collection of notable research efforts, successful anti-infective drug development programmes and a comprehensive overview of the successes and failures of recent clinical trials in this domain. The volume covers interesting topics: 1) the treatment of acute wounds with the vikut® formula, 2) anti-infective treatment of ocular diseases and 3) sars-cov vaccine development and antimicrobial therapy for SARS symptoms. A chapter summarizing recent anti-infective approaches rounds up the contents of this volume.
This volume is a timely reference for postgraduate scholars and researchers seeking updates in specific areas of anti-infective drug development. Allied healthcare professionals (clinical and public healthcare professionals) can also benefit from the information presented within.
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School of Chemistry and Physics University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN) Westville campus, Durban, South Africa
Department of Chemistry Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar, India
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN) Westville Campus, Durban, South Africa