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A Literature Review of the Practical Application of Bacteriophage Research
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Authors: Nina Chanishvili (George Eliava Institute of Bacteriophage, Microbiology and Virology, Tbilisi, Georgia) 
Book Description:
Bacteriophage is a live micro-organism, a natural enemy of bacteria. Canadian microbiologist Felix d’Herelle proposed that bacteriophage might be applied to the control of bacterial diseases, however in the West this idea was not explored with the same enthusiasm as in the former Soviet Union and was eventually discarded with the arrival of antibiotics. Phage therapy is successfully used for the treatment of a wide spectrum of bacterial infections. Such experience has now become extremely important with the rapidly-increasing spread of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections which are almost impossible to overcome these days. Phage therapy has been considered as an alternative to antibiotic-therapy and it is now attracting global interest. Most of the scientific works in phage therapy were published in Russian and are thus not easily available in the West. This fact inspired the authors to write a book based on the historical publications found in the library of the Eliava Institute. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Historical Note: Professor George Eliava and the Eliava Bacteriophage Institute

Chapter 1 – Animal Studies

Chapter 2 – Phage Therapy in Dermatology

Chapter 3 - Phage Therapy in Surgery and Wound Treatment

Chapter 4 - Phage Therapy against Intestinal Infections

Chapter 5 - Phage Therapy in Urology

Chapter 6 - Phage Therapy in Gynaecology

Chapter 7 - Phage Therapy in Ophthalmology

Chapter 8 - Combined phage- and sero- therapy (vaccination) Development of phage-vaccines

Chapter 9 - Combined use of phages and antibiotics

Chapter 10 - Experience on prophylactic “phaging” or phage prophylaxis

Chapter 11 - Immune response to phage therapy

Chapter 12 - Phage Therapy against Septic Infections

Chapter 13 – Phage Therapy in Veterinary

Chapter 14 - Use of Phage Treatment for Plant Protection

Chapter 15 - Environmental Role of Bacteriophages

Chapter 16 - Phages Potentially Applicable against Bioterrorism

Chapter 17 - Methodology for manufacturing of bacteriophages on industrial scale



      Bacteriology Research Developments
      Virology Research Progress
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012 1st quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-851-4
   Status: AP
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