sparfloxacin [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3000666
Synonym(s)Zagam
DefinitionSparfloxacin is a dimethylpiperazinyl difluoroquinolone that acts by inhibiting DNA gyrase. It is active against aerobic Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, as well as some mycobacteria. It has moderate activity against some anaerobes.
Drug Classfluoroquinolone antibiotic
Classification2 ontology terms | Show
Parent Term(s)1 ontology terms | Show
Sub-Term(s)
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+ fluoroquinolone sensitive gyrA targeted_by_antibiotic
+ norB confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ quinolone resistance protein (qnr) [AMR Gene Family] confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Bartonella bacilliformis gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Escherichia coli gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Mycobacterium tuberculosis gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Mycobaterium leprae gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Staphylococcus aureus gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Morganella morganii gyrB conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Mycobacterium leprae gyrB conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Salmonella serovars gyrB conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Ureaplasma urealyticum gyrB conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Escherichia coli parC conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Mycoplasma hominis parC conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Staphylococcus aureus parC conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Streptococcus pneumoniae parC conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Ureaplasma urealyticum parC conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Escherichia coli parE conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Salmonella serovars parE conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Staphylococcus aureus parE conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Mycobacterium tuberculosis gyrB mutant conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Pseudomonas aeruginosa gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Acinetobacter baumannii gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Acinetobacter baumannii parC conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
Publications

Nakata K, et al. 1992. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 36(1): 188-190. In vitro and in vivo activities of sparfloxacin, other quinolones, and tetracyclines against Chlamydia trachomatis. (PMID 1317145)