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Drug Resistance, Microbial MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Drug Resistance, Microbial
Tree Number(s)
G06.225
G07.690.773.984.269
Unique ID
D004352
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004352
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; not for protozoa: index DRUG RESISTANCE
Scope Note
The ability of microorganisms, especially bacteria, to resist or to become tolerant to chemotherapeutic agents, antimicrobial agents, or antibiotics. This resistance may be acquired through gene mutation or foreign DNA in transmissible plasmids (R FACTORS).
Entry Term(s)
Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotic Resistance, Microbial
Antimicrobial Drug Resistance
See Also
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
R Factors
Superinfection
Tuberculosis, Multidrug-Resistant
Public MeSH Note
1963; for ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE see DRUG RESISTANCE 2002-2007
History Note
1963; for ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE use DRUG RESISTANCE 2002-2007
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Drug Resistance, Microbial Preferred
Antibiotic Resistance, Microbial Narrower
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