Drug Resistance, Microbial
"Drug Resistance, Microbial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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).
|Drug Resistance, Microbial
- Drug Resistance, Microbial
- Drug Resistances, Microbial
- Antimicrobial Drug Resistance
- Antimicrobial Drug Resistances
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