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Synonyms for resistance



immunity from


  • immunity from
  • resilience
  • ability to withstand
  • ability to fight off
  • ability to counteract

Synonyms for resistance

the act of resisting

a clandestine organization of freedom fighters in an oppressed land


Synonyms for resistance

the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with

a material's opposition to the flow of electric current

the military action of resisting the enemy's advance

(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease

the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents

Related Words

a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force

the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)

(psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness

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Further sub-divisions of the smear results indicate a high rate of MDR-TB among 3+ (58.8%) smear patients than 2+ (42.1%) and 1+ (37.3%).The highest rate of MDR-TB status is found among the relapsed cases 18(45.0%), which is quite high as compared to the reported ratio of (19.7%) and (17.2%).21,23 Among defaulters the value of MDR-TB is (44.8%) against the reported ratio of (24.2%).19 The high value of MDR TB among defaulter carries significant importance as they are also already exposed to rifampicin treatment in the past which is mainly responsible for the development of MDR-TB.24
It's no secret that gaining a CE mark--required for any device marketed in any EU member state--will become more difficult under the MDR. For instance, in the past, non-implantable medical devices considered low risk could be "self-marked," meaning the manufacturer itself simply certifies compliance and applies a CE mark.
Comparison of Characteristics between MDR Tuberculosis and Drug Sensitive Tuberculosis Characteristics MDR-TB Drug Sensitive (n = 108) TB (n = 110) Mean Age and S.D.
The lavish and unjustified use of antibiotics has put this bacteria strongly develop resistance thus emerged as MDR S.
Under the MDR designation procedure, Member States and the European Commission are responsible for designation.
Keywords: MDR Salmonella Typhi, Methylglyoxal (MGO), Typhoid
The MDR service provider market will appear confusing, as traditional MSSPs attempt to adopt MDR-like services (or, perhaps, to simply adopt MDR branding without fundamentally changing their service offerings).
1 2 3 4 5 Staphylococcus aureus (MDR) - 250 500 250 - Escherichia coli (MDR) - 500 750 500 - Klebsiella species (MDR) - 1000 500 500 - Salmonella typhimurium (MDR) - 250 500 250 - Pseudomonas aeruginosa (MDR) - 500 500 1000 - Escherichia coli ATCC-8739 500 250 500 750 250 Staphylococcus aureus ATCC-25923 250 250 125 125 125 Staphylococcus aureus 250 500 125 62.5 31.25 Escherichia coli - 250 500 1000 125 Klebsiella species 250 62.5 500 250 31.25 Pseudomonas aeruginosa 250 31.25 1500 125 500 Name of bacteria/compound no.
In order to promote digital payments, the Reserve Bank has earlier come out with differentiated merchant discount rates (MDR) for debit card transactions, prescribing separate caps for small and large traders.
KA: Once the MDR was finalized and approved by Parliament in May 2017, the implementation phase started.
At admission, contact isolation and screening cultures for MDR were conducted.
According to the WHO, MDR retreatment cases among the notified pulmonary TB cases were 3,700(880-6,600) and laboratory-confirmed MDR retreatment cases were 55 out of 1,602 in 2012 in Pakistan.2 Around 56% of the country's TB cases are detected in Punjab, the most populous province.
It was the last morning of November 2015, when, as a member of an engagement tour organized by Lilly MDR TB Partnership, in conjunction with the 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health, I got the opportunity to be in the company of these bright eyed children, neatly dressed in their school uniforms.
All he knows of the 85% XDR-TB death rate among hundreds of fellow patients at Tugela Ferry's CoSH between 2005 and now is that 'a lot' of people like him who were transferred to King George V Hospital (Durban) suffering from multidrug-resistant (MDR)- or XDR-TB died.