nonsusceptibility


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nonsusceptibility:

see immunityimmunity,
ability of an organism to resist disease by identifying and destroying foreign substances or organisms. Although all animals have some immune capabilities, little is known about nonmammalian immunity.
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Throughout the study,[sup][7] a trend toward increased nonsusceptibility rates for carbapenems was observed, especially for K.
Tigecycline efflux as a mechanism for nonsusceptibility in Acinetobacter banmannii.
The cumulative pneumococcal non-beta lactam antibiotic nonsusceptibility rates verified from local Turkish studies are as follows: Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole 39%, tetracycline 19%, erythromycin 18%, azithromycin 18%, clarithromycin 10%, ofloxacin 13%, clindamycin 9%, chloramphenicol 5%, rifampicin 1.
Nonsusceptibility instead of resistance is used to described biocides because:
The bad news is that it has done so at unacceptably high nonsusceptibility rates for several widely used drugs, said Dr.
This prolonged period of nonsusceptibility to conception is called the period of postpartum amenorrhea (PPA).
In this article, we expand on that study by reporting trends in antimicrobial nonsusceptibility (intermediate or resistant) among bacteremia isolates of 4 selected gram-negative bacteria (Escherichia coli, Klebsiella spp.
Results: The rates of nonsusceptibility to common antimicrobial agents remained high (>65%) over the years with some fluctuations to certain agents.
Resistance to Carbapenem antimicrobials is nearly always associated with nonsusceptibility to other b-lactams, fluoroquinolones and aminoglycosides.