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Descriptor English: Drug Resistance, Bacterial
Descriptor Spanish: Farmacorresistencia Bacteriana
Descriptor Portuguese: Farmacorresistência Bacteriana
Descriptor French: Résistance bactérienne aux médicaments
Entry term(s): Antibacterial Drug Resistance
Antibiotic Resistance, Bacterial
Tree number(s): G06.099.225
G06.225.347
G07.690.773.984.269.347
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D024881
Scope note: The ability of 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).
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Drug Resistance, Microbial (1968-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002
History Note: 2002
Related: Tuberculosis, Multidrug-Resistant MeSH
DeCS ID: 36322
Unique ID: D024881
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Drug Resistance, Bacterial - Preferred
Concept UI M0368434
Scope note The ability of 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).
Preferred term Drug Resistance, Bacterial
Entry term(s) Antibacterial Drug Resistance
Antibiotic Resistance, Bacterial - Narrower
Concept UI M0377151
Preferred term Antibiotic Resistance, Bacterial



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