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Drug Resistance, Bacterial

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Description of Drug Resistance, Bacterial

Drug Resistance, Bacterial: 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).
Source: MeSH 2007

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