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Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial
Tree Number(s)
G06.099.225.812
G06.225.347.812
G07.690.773.984.269.347.812
G07.690.773.984.300.500
Unique ID
D024901
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D024901
Scope Note
The ability of bacteria to resist or to become tolerant to several structurally and functionally distinct drugs simultaneously. This resistance may be acquired through gene mutation or foreign DNA in transmissible plasmids (R FACTORS).
Entry Term(s)
Multiple Antibacterial Drug Resistance
NLM Classification #
QW 45
Previous Indexing
Drug Resistance, Microbial (1968-2001)
Drug Resistance, Multiple (1994-2001)
See Also
Genes, MDR
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, Multiple, Bacterial Preferred
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