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Insect Infection and Immunity: Evolution, Ecology, and Mechanisms

Jens Rolff and Stuart Reynolds (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199551354
eISBN:
9780191720505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551354.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Under continual attack from both microbial pathogens and multicellular parasites, insects must cope with immune challenges every day of their lives. However, this has not prevented them from becoming ... More


Antimicrobial Resistance

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Antimicrobial resistance is growing at an alarming rate: reports of extensive multiple-drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB and MDR-TB) and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are but ... More


Host–pathogen coevolution

Robert L. Perlman

in Evolution and Medicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199661718
eISBN:
9780191774720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661718.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Humans are home to a myriad of microorganisms that are known collectively as the human microbiome. Our bodies may also become infected by disease-causing organisms, or pathogens. Pathogens have ... More


Antibiotic Resistance, the Horrendous Consequences of Bacterial Sex

Thomas E. Schindler

in A Hidden Legacy: The Life and Work of Esther Zimmer Lederberg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197531679
eISBN:
9780197531709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531679.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter reviews how bacterial sex explains the rapid emergence of superbugs that are resistant to multiple antibiotics, the so-called MDR pathogens. Millions of years before humans evolved, ... More


Justiciability

Duncan Fairgrieve and Dan Squires QC

in

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199692552
eISBN:
9780191933035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199692552.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

When determining a negligence claim brought against a public authority, the first question a court will need to consider is whether the claim is ‘justiciable’, ie whether it is suitable for ... More


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