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Definition of «Antimicrobial resistance»

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Antimicrobial resistance: The result of microbes changing in ways that reduce or eliminate the effectiveness of drugs, chemicals, or other agents to cure or prevent infections.

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  • CDC - Antibiotic / Antimicrobial Resistance

    Antibiotics and similar drugs, together called antimicrobial agents, have been used for the last 70 years to treat patients who have infectious diseases.

  • Antimicrobial resistance

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is resistance of a microorganism to an antimicrobial medicine to which it was previously sensitive. Resistant organisms (they include ...

  • Antimicrobial Resistance

    Antimicrobial Resistance. Bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections are remarkably resilient and can develop ways to survive drugs meant to kill or weaken them.

  • Antimicrobial (Drug) Resistance - National Institutes of ...

    NIAID's Role in Addressing Antimicrobial (Drug) Resistance. The problem of antimicrobial (drug) resistance requires a multi-pronged research strategy.

  • WHO | Antimicrobial Resistance

    Antimicrobial agents are considered "miracle drugs" that are our leading weapons in the treatment of infectious diseases. Antimicrobial resistance is the ability of ...

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