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Drug Resistance MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Drug Resistance
Tree Number(s)
G07.690.773.984
Unique ID
D004351
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004351
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; differentiate from DRUG TOLERANCE; resistance of parasites including protozoa goes here
Scope Note
Diminished or failed response of an organism, disease or tissue to the intended effectiveness of a chemical or drug. It should be differentiated from DRUG TOLERANCE which is the progressive diminution of the susceptibility of a human or animal to the effects of a drug, as a result of continued administration.
See Also
Pharmacogenetics
Public MeSH Note
1972
History Note
1972
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Drug Resistance Preferred
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