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  • n. Plural form of nitrofuran.


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  • For example, withdrawing nitrofurans from livestock use took 20 years, DES diethylstilbestrol took seven years and enrofloxacin took five years and cost $3.3 million, says the agency.

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  • The FDA found out that the Chinese farmers were giving their fish two kinds of antifungals called malachite green and gentian violet, and also two types of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones and nitrofurans.

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  • Resistance was seen to representatives of the following eleven structural classes: aminoglycocides, second, third and fourth generation cephalosporins, carbapenems, foliate pathway inhibitors, nitrofurans, phenicols, quinolones, fluoroquinolones and tetracyclines.

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  • In particular, oxytetracycline, nitrofurans (e.g. furazolidone), potentiated suphonamides, and oxolinic acid, which many of the tested organisms showed high tolerance to (

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