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Microbial Sensitivity Tests MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.875.595
E05.200.875.595
E05.337.550.400
Unique ID
D008826
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008826
Annotation
IM when general; NIM when with specific drug (IM) & specific micro-organisms (IM); note entry term MINIMUM INHIBITORY CONCENTRATION but bactericidal effect of an antimicrobial drug using patient's blood (= SERUM BACTERICIDAL TEST + specific drug); PARASITIC SENSITIVITY TESTS is also available
Scope Note
Any tests that demonstrate the relative efficacy of different chemotherapeutic agents against specific microorganisms (i.e., bacteria, fungi, viruses).
Entry Term(s)
Antibacterial Susceptibility Breakpoint Determination
Antibiogram
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Breakpoint Determination
Bacterial Sensitivity Test
Bacterial Sensitivity Tests
Breakpoint Determination, Antibacterial Susceptibility
Breakpoint Determination, Antimicrobial Susceptibility
Drug Sensitivity Assay, Microbial
Fungal Drug Sensitivity Tests
Fungus Drug Sensitivity Tests
Minimum Inhibitory Concentration
Sensitivity Test, Bacterial
Sensitivity Tests, Bacterial
Test, Bacterial Sensitivity
Tests, Bacterial Sensitivity
Viral Drug Sensitivity Tests
Virus Drug Sensitivity Tests
NLM Classification #
QW 25.5.M6
Previous Indexing
Antibiotics (1966-1969)
Drug Resistance, Microbial (1966-1969)
See Also
Drug Resistance, Microbial
Inhibitory Concentration 50
Parasitic Sensitivity Tests
Public MeSH Note
70
History Note
70
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/07/01
Microbial Sensitivity Tests Preferred
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Breakpoint Determination Narrower
Virus Drug Sensitivity Tests Narrower
Breakpoint Determination, Antibacterial Susceptibility Narrower
Fungus Drug Sensitivity Tests Narrower
Minimum Inhibitory Concentration Narrower
Antibiogram Narrower
Bacterial Sensitivity Tests Narrower
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