heteroresistance love

heteroresistance

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The effect of the presence of one type of bacterium on resistance of another to a specific antibiotic

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

hetero- +‎ resistance

Examples

  • A Henry Ford Hospital study has found that patients who contracted a MRSA infection with heteroresistance, called hVISA, stayed in the hospital longer, were more likely to have the infection return after 90 days, and were twice as likely to die from it after 90 days than patients who do not have hVISA.

    Medindia Health News

  • Researchers found that patients who contracted a MRSA infection with heteroresistance, called hVISA, stayed in the hospital longer, were more likely to have the infection return after 90 days, and were twice as likely to die from it after 90 days than patients who do not have hVISA.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • These infections were screened for heteroresistance, and 19 hVISA cases were identified.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.