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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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Review
2019
Review
2019
ABSTRACT The increase in antibiotic resistance is a global concern for human and animal health. Resistant microorganisms can… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
OBJECTIVE To estimate the proportion of over-the-counter antibiotic requests or consultations that resulted in non-prescription… 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
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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
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Review
2001
Review
2001
  • D. Hooper
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 38314656
Five bacterial targets have been exploited in the development of antimicrobial drugs: cell wall synthesis, protein synthesis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Fluoroquinolones are now recommended for the treatment of respiratory tract infections due to Streptococcus pneumoniae… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
  • S. 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
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