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quin·o·lone

 (kwĭn′ə-lōn′)
n.
Any of a class of synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial drugs derived from quinoline compounds.

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quinolone

(ˈkwɪnəˌləʊn)
n
1. (Pharmacology) any of a group of synthetic antibiotics, including ciprofloxacin, that inactivate an enzyme required for the replication of certain microorganisms
2. (Pathology) any of a group of synthetic antibiotics, including ciprofloxacin, that inactivate an enzyme required for the replication of certain microorganisms
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ENPNewswire-July 26, 2019--Fujifilm announces the receipt of imported drug license for its oral synthetic quinolone antibacterial agent in China
Regarding to the research of quinolones and sulfonamides, among 99 samples were analyzed, being four of them positive for quinolone group, and six samples showed positive results for sulfonamides residues (Table 1).
The effect on the viscosity and ash content of the coal tar were investigated by altering temperature, time, and the amount of quinolone and Zn(OH)2.
Researchers made the unexpected finding that bacteria that mutated to become resistant to quinolone antibiotics also became more resistant to triclosan.
These isolates were also subjected to susceptibility testing and polymerase chain reaction for four groups of genes including int encoding integron elements, sull and sulll encoding trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole resistance and smqnr encoding quinolone resistance.
The first quinolone (quinoJ[ine] + -one [compound related to ketone]), nalidixic acid, was isolated as a byproduct of chloroquine (see "quinine," https://wwwnc.
Conclusion: The prevalence of multidrug resistance and quinolone resistance among salmonella serovars was high.
The evolving antimicrobial resistance scenario is reminiscent of the quinolone experience, he added.
Few studies have been performed in Egypt concerning the coexistence of genes encoding aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes (AMEs) and plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance (PMQR) among isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Thirteen patients made full recovery, five of which were treated with a quinolone and macrolide, with the others having either a quinolone or macrolide as part of their treatment.
No association was observed between sex and macrolide or quinolone resistance.