Bacterial eradication-rationale for antimicrobial assessment
Based on papers presented at a symposium held at the 10th International Congress on Infectious Diseases on 12th March 2002, Singapore
Guest Editors: Jae-Hoon Song and Peter Ball
S1 Introduction: the goals of antimicrobial therapy
S5 Why do we need to eradicate pathogens in respiratory tract infections?
S13 How can we predict bacterial eradication?
Michael R. Jacobs
S21 Achieving bacterial eradication using pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic principles
S27 Implications for antimicrobial prescribing of strategies based on bacterial eradication
Keith P. Klugman
*Publication of this supplement was aided by an unrestricted educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline, UK