Medical Dictionary

MDR

abbreviation

medical Definition of MDR

1 minimum daily requirement
2 multidrug-resistant; multidrug resistance
  • 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 Association6 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. WatererThe New England Journal of Medicine6 Feb. 2014

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