medical Definition of MDR
- Second-line drugs … are essential for treating multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB and XDR TB).
- —Barbara J. Seaworth et al., The Journal of the American Medical Association, 6 Mar. 2013
- … a community-acquired strain of MRSA that causes community-acquired pneumonia in previously healthy patients without health care–associated pneumonia or other risk factors for MDR pathogens has increasingly been recognized.
- —Richard G. Wunderink and Grant W. Waterer, The New England Journal of Medicine, 6 Feb. 2014