drug-resistant

drug-resistant

1. Unaffected by chemotherapy.
2. Unable to be killed or eradicated with antibiotics, said of certain bacteria. Synonym: pharmacoresistant; drug-fast
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The study seeks to determine the safety and effectiveness of the Rheos System when used in drug-resistant hypertension patients.
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A professor from University College, London has said that drug-resistant forms of HIV can be spread between individuals who have not received anti-retroviral treatment.
The study, which focused on poultry workers and community members in the Eastern Shore regions of Maryland and Virginia, underscored the fact that non-hospital environments can spawn drug-resistant infections, said APHA member Ellen K.
The growing concerns about the emergence and spread of drug-resistant pathogens (including penicillin-resistant S.
Among people infected with HIV, those who don't consistently take their antiretroviral drugs as prescribed are no more likely to develop drug-resistant HIV than are patients who adhere to their treatment schedule, researchers report.
com/reports/c44675) has announced the addition of Identifying Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infections: Opportunity and Activity in the Diagnostics Arena to their offering.
We want to build drug-resistant communities - that even if drugs are in front of them, the people would be able to say no to drugs,' Belmonte said.
The Department of Infectious Diseases at University of Georgia's College of Veterinary Medicine confirmed that the heartworms were drug-resistant and named the strain "Metairie-2014.
An alarming increase in the incidence of drug-resistant human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has been seen in the country, an infectious disease expert revealed yesterday.
Scientists say they have powered up an old antibiotic to help in the fight against drug-resistant infections.
However, with increased availability of antiretrovirals, there are also increased rates of drug-resistant mutations in HIV-infected individuals, rendering some drug classes ineffective for treatment of HIV," she said.
A new report funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) will increase globally over the next two decades.