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Tolerance to biocides

Definition:

Bacteria develop “tolerance” if they become less affected by a biocide so that higher concentrations of the biocide are needed to stop them multiplying.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Bacteria - Bacterial resistance - Biocide(s)

To read about this term in context:

GreenFacts Summary on Effects of Biocides on antibiotic resistance:

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Toleranz gegenüber Bioziden
Español: Tolerancia a los biocidas
Français: La tolérance aux biocides

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