cross resistance


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cross resistance

The ability of bacteria, viruses, or cancer cells to live and reproduce despite treatment with more than one drug. In cancer therapy, resistance to a wide range of unrelated drugs may occur after resistance to a single agent has developed.
Synonym: multidrug resistance; multiple drug resistance See: gene amplification
See also: resistance
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2006), and also cross resistance between spinosad and other pesticides was documented in Spodoptera litura, Plutella xylostella and Lucilia cuprina (Levot and Sales, 2008; Sayyed et al.
tabaci in the absence of cross resistance to neonicotinoids, pyriproxyfen and conventional insecticides suggest that spiromesifen can be a valuable tool in management of insecticide resistance in B.
aureus strains develop a resistance against commonly used antibiotics, agar diffusion tests were carried out to check for cross resistance.
In addition, studies to date suggest BC-3781 exhibits no cross resistance with other antibiotic classes and has a low propensity for inducing resistance itself.
19] reported that bifenazate-resistant strain lacked cross resistance to many different chemical classes and modes of action of other acaricides.
In early stage studies, GSK '052 has shown robust activity against multi-resistant gram-negative bacteria with no cross resistance to existing classes of antibiotics.
These insecticides gave good control of whitefly due to their different mode of actions coupled with absence of cross resistance to the conventional chemistries (Prabhaker et al.