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Inhaled antibiotics for the treatment of pneumonia.

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Summary of "Inhaled antibiotics for the treatment of pneumonia."

To describe recent developments in trials exploring inhaled antibiotics for treating severe pneumonia.

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Name: Current opinion in pulmonary medicine
ISSN: 1531-6971
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Nonsusceptibility of bacteria to the action of the beta-lactam antibiotics. Mechanisms responsible for beta-lactam resistance may be degradation of antibiotics by BETA-LACTAMASES, failure of antibiotics to penetrate, or low-affinity binding of antibiotics to targets.

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