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    frithsheasmhacht thánaisteach in aghaidh drugaí Reference Faomhadh an téarma seo mar chuid de Thionscadal Lex
    secondary resistance | acquired drug resistance | secondary drug resistance
    Definition resistance to drug treatment for infection developed by a patient in response to the treatment Reference COM-EN, based on:Barbour JD, Hecht FM, Wrin T, Liegler TJ, Ramstead CA, Busch MP, Segal MR, Petropoulos CJ, Grant RM. Persistence of primary drug resistance among recently HIV-1 infected adults. AIDS. 2004 Aug 20;18(12):1683-9. [10.11.2011]
    Comment In principle, acquired (or secondary) drug resistance applies to patients who initially have drug-susceptible bacteria that become drug-resistant due to inadequate, inappropriate, or irregular treatment or, more importantly, because of non-adherence in drug taking Ref.:Public Health Agency of Canada. Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Among the Foreign-born in Canada [10.11.2011]
    résistance secondaire

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