Definition of fluoroquinolone
: any of a group of fluorinated derivatives of quinolone that are used as antibacterial drugs
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Gonorrhea has developed resistance to nearly every class of antibiotics used to treat it such as penicillin, tetracycline and fluoroquinolones, the CDC said.
But, the authors caution, that may mean that pets serve as a breeding ground for multi-drug resistant MRSA, with their fluoroquinolone treatment adding another resistance factor into the bug’s already potent arsenal.
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