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Definition of «Drug resistance»

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Drug resistance: The ability of bacteria and other microorganisms to withstand a drug to which they were once sensitive and were once slowed in growth or killed outright.

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    Library > Science > Sci-Tech Dictionary ( ¦drəg ri′zis·təns ) ( microbiology ) A decreased reactivity of living organisms to the injurious actions of certain ...

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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.

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    Drug resistance Definition. Drug resistance refers to the ability of an organism, such as the HIV virus, the tuberculosis bacillus (TB), or cancer, to overcome the effects of ...

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