Azlocillin compared with carbenicillin in the treatment of bronchopulmonary infection due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in cystic fibrosis.

@article{Penketh1984AzlocillinCW,
  title={Azlocillin compared with carbenicillin in the treatment of bronchopulmonary infection due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in cystic fibrosis.},
  author={A R Penketh and Margaret E. Hodson and Harold Gaya and J C Batten},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1984},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={299-304}
}
A randomised controlled open comparison of azlocillin and gentamicin versus carbenicillin and gentamicin was carried out in patients with cystic fibrosis who were chronically infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The clinical response was assessed by measurements of pulmonary function and of the patients' feelings of wellbeing scored on a visual analogue scale. The sputum penetration of the antibiotics used was also studied. The two groups of 10 patients were similar in terms of age, sex, and… CONTINUE READING
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