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Drug Resistance, Microbial

"Drug Resistance, Microbial" 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.

The ability of microorganisms, especially 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).

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Drug Resistance, Microbial" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Drug Resistance, Microbial" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 461 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 42 publications in 1996
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.