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Drug Resistance, Bacterial MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Drug Resistance, Bacterial
Tree Number(s)
G06.099.225
G06.225.347
G07.690.773.984.269.347
Unique ID
D024881
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D024881
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
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).
Entry Term(s)
Antibacterial Drug Resistance
Antibiotic Resistance, Bacterial
Previous Indexing
Drug Resistance, Microbial (1968-2001)
See Also
Tuberculosis, Multidrug-Resistant
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Drug Resistance, Bacterial Preferred
Antibiotic Resistance, Bacterial Narrower
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