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Fluoroquinolones

Known as: Fluoroquinolone, Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic, Fluoroquinolones [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Any quinolone antibiotic with a fluorine (F) atom attached to the quinolone structure, with broad-spectrum antibacterial activity. Fluoroquinolones… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Antimicrobial-modifying resistance enzymes have traditionally been class specific, having coevolved with the antibiotics they… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Since 2002, an epidemic of Clostridium difficile-associated-diarrhea (CDAD) associated with a high case-fatality rate… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Although the fluoroquinolones are presently used to treat tuberculosis primarily in cases involving resistance or intolerance to… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT Previous surveillance studies have documented increasing rates of antimicrobial resistance in US intensive care units… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
  • D. Hooper
  • Emerging infectious diseases
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 17558837
Broad use of fluoroquinolones has been followed by emergence of resistance, which has been due mainly to chromosomal mutations in… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Fluoroquinolones are now recommended for the treatment of respiratory tract infections due to Streptococcus pneumoniae… Expand
Review
1996
Review
1996
  • S. A. Brown
  • Journal of veterinary pharmacology and…
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 22128118
The fluoroquinolones are a series of synthetic antibacterial agents that are undergoing extensive investigation for both human… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Eight hundred and eighty-three strains of Campylobacter spp. isolated between 1982 and 1989 from human stools and poultry… Expand
Review
1989
Review
1989
The fluoroquinolones, a new class of potent orally absorbed antimicrobial agents, are reviewed, considering structure, mechanisms… Expand
Review
1985
Review
1985
INTRODUCTION During the past 5 to 7 years, much attention has been given to the synthesis of new 4-quinolone-3-carboxylates and… Expand