multidrug resistance antimicrobial phenotype

Accession ARO:3004305
DefinitionMultidrug-resistant organisms are defined as bacterial strains that have become resistant to multiple classes of antibacterial drugs or other agents. The phenotype of these organisms is defined by the spectrum of antibiotic drug classes to which that organism is resistant. Often, these organisms are susceptible to a narrow range of available drugs, making treatment difficult and urgent.
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Rodloff A, et al. 2008. Dtsch Arztebl Int 105(39):657-62 Susceptible, intermediate, and resistant - the intensity of antibiotic action. (PMID 19626213)