Drug Resistance, Microbial


Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance, Microbial

Antimicrobial Drug Resistance

Antimicrobial Drug Resistances

Drug Resistances, Microbial

Resistance, Antibiotic

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).