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Drug Resistance

"Drug Resistance" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Drug Resistance" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Drug Resistance" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 860 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 46 publications in 2008
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