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beta-Lactam Resistance MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
beta-Lactam Resistance
Tree Number(s)
G06.099.225.500
G06.225.347.500
G07.690.773.984.269.347.500
Unique ID
D018440
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018440
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
beta-Lactam Resistant
beta-Lactamase Resistance
beta-Lactamase Resistant
Previous Indexing
Drug Resistance, Microbial (1974-1994)
Lactams/pharmacology (1974-1994)
See Also
Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Public MeSH Note
1995
History Note
1995
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/01/25
Revision Date
2017/02/07
beta-Lactam Resistance Preferred
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