4 edition of Quinolone antimicrobial agents found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by David C. Hooper and John S. Wolfson.|
|Contributions||Hooper, David C., Wolfson, John S.|
|LC Classifications||RM666.Q55 Q56 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 549 p. :|
|Number of Pages||549|
|LC Control Number||93010990|
Quinolones are potent antimicrobial agents with a basic chemical structure of bicyclic ring. Fluorine atom at position C-6 and various substitutions on the basic quinolone structure yielded fluoroquinolones, namely norfloxacin, ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin and numerous other agents. The target molecules of quinolones and fluoroquinolones are Cited by: Quinolone carboxylic acid derivatives are synthetic antimicrobial agents. Nalidixic acid and its congener oxolinic acid have been used for treatment of urinary tract infections for years, whereas flumequine has been used successfully in several countries .
Quinolone antimicrobial agents exert their antibacterial action via inhibition of homologous type II topoisomerases, DNA gyrase and DNA topoisomerase IV. The gyrase is a tetramer composed of 2 subunits, one encoded by the gyr Cited by: Quinolone arthropathy in animals versus children. Clin Infect Dis ; American Academy of Pediatrics. Antimicrobial agents and related therapy. In: Red Book: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 31st ed, Kimberlin DW, Brady MT, Jackson MA, Long SS (Eds), American Academy of Pediatrics, Itasca, IL p
THE introduction of fluoroquinolone antimicrobial agents (Fig. 1) into clinical use is an important recent advance These drugs, also called quinolones, include norfloxacin, ciprofloxacin, oflox Cited by: Adverse effects, drug-drug interactions and bacterial resistance to the new quinolone antimicrobial agents are reviewed. Clinical adverse effects are reported to occur in 5–10% of patients, and include primarily gastrointestinal disturbances, central nervous system toxicity and rash. Laboratory abnormalities are reported to occur in 5–12% of patients, and Cited by:
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The third edition of Quinolone Antimicrobial Agents nicely addresses these advances. The book is organized into four sections, each containing chapters written by leading experts.
Mechanisms and Spectrum of Activity and Resistance, the first major section, explores the basic biology of the quinolone by: Quinolone Antimicrobial Agents 3rd Edition by David C.
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The third edition of Quinolone Antimicrobial Agents nicely addresses these advances. The book is organized into four sections, each containing chapters written by leading experts. Mechanisms and Spectrum of Activity and Resistance, the first major section, explores the basic biology of the quinolone class.
Quinolones remain one of the most important classes of antimicrobial agents discovered in recent years. Since the second edition of this best-selling book inconsiderable advances have been made in the research on structure-activity relationships, mechanism of action, resistance, pharmacodynamics, and drug interactions.
This new edition brings together in a single volume. Quinolone antimicrobial agents Hardcover – by D.C. Hooper (Editor), J.S. Wolfson (Editor) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ $ Price: $ Quinolone Antimicrobial Agents. 3rd Ed. Reviewed by K G Kerr. Several chapters throughout the book stray a little from their remit—for example, the one which deals with QT prolongation by quinolones includes a rather too detailed discussion of electrophysiology, and the chapter on the treatment of intracellular infection focuses much of Cited by: An in-depth review of one of the most important classes of antimicrobial agents discovered in recent years.• Compiles the current information on a larger number of compounds and their expanding clinical applications.
• Provides a knowledgeable summary of the problems and Price: $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction --Mechanisms of action of and resistance to quinolone antimicrobial agents --Quinolone antimicrobial agents: activity in vitro --Pharmacokinetics of the quinolone antimicrobial agents --Treatment of urinary tract infections with quinolone.
Quinolone Resistance and Its Clinical Relevance / Donald E. Low Veterinary Use of Quinolones and Impact on Human Infections / Henrik C. Wegener and Jorgen Engberg --IV. Adverse and Other Effects Adverse Effects / Hartmut Lode and Ethan Rubinstein QT Prolongation with Quinolone Antimicrobial Agents / Yee Guan Yap and A.
John. Quinolones: A class of antimicrobial agents Article (PDF Available) in Veterinární medicína 46(9) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Geza Sarkozy.
Quinolone antibiotics, the relatively newly developed antibiotics, including the organofluorine compounds such as ofloxacin (Floxin), norfloxacin (Noroxin), ciprofloxacin (Cipro), and moxifloxacin (Avelox) are widely used cin is a racemic drug, whereas its more active component, the S-enantiomer, is marketed as levofloxacin (Levaquin) (Figure 5).
Edited by D C Hooper, E Rubinstein. Washington: ASM Press,$, pp ISBN Inas a wet behind the ears house officer, I remember waiting with great anticipation for the new wonder drug ciprofloxacin to arrive by motorcycle courier so that it could be used for a patient with refractory febrile neutropenia.
Nowadays, quinolones Cited by: Antibacterial agents act against bacterial infection either by killing the bacterium or by arresting its growth. They do this by targeting bacterial DNA and its associated processes, attacking bacterial metabolic processes including protein synthesis, or interfering with bacterial cell wall synthesis and function.
Quinolone Antimicrobial Agents, 3rd Edition Article (PDF Available) in Emerging infectious diseases 10(6)a June with 47 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Gregory J. Anderson.
About this Item: Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. From Medical Technology Series 3 - Section I is on the destruction of microorganisms, Section II is on antimicrobial chemical agents and skin disinfection, Section III is on antimicrobial physical agents, and Section IV is on antimicrobial chemotherapy, drug.
A quinolone antibiotic is a member of a large group of broad-spectrum bacteriocidals that share a bicyclic core structure related to the substance 4-quinolone. They are used in human and veterinary medicine to treat bacterial infections, as well as in animal husbandry.
Wormser, Ira M. Leviton. MyBook is a cheap paperback edition of the original book and will be sold at uniform, low price. Rubinstein E (ed), Quinolone Antimicrobial Agents, Third Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: /ch2 Highlighted Text: Show | Hide. Mechanisms of Quinolone Action, p In Hooper D, Rubinstein E Cited by: History of Antimicrobial Agents and Resistant Bacteria JMAJ 52(2): –, Tom oo SAGA,*1 Keizo YAMAGUCHI*2 Abstract Antimicrobial chemotherapy has conferred huge beneﬁts on human health.
A variety of microorganisms were elucidated to cause infectious diseases in the latter half of the 19th century. Thereafter, antimicrobial chemo. Quinolone Antimicrobial Agents nice-ly addresses these advances. The book is organized into four sections, each containing chapters written by leading experts.
Mechanisms and Spectrum of Activity and Resistance, the first major section, explores the basic biol-ogy of the quinolone class. The inter-relationships between structure.Quinolone Antimicrobial Agents by Hooper. Amer Society for Microbiology. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.tional and antimicrobial properties that make them po-tentially useful in veterinary medicine.
2. CHEMISTRY The 6-fluoroquinolones (also known as 4-quinolones or quinolones; Figure 1) are a series of synthetic anti-bacterial agents derived from, or related to, nalidixic acid and oxolinic acid.
Position 1 is nitrogen in the bicyclical aromatic ring.