Burkholderia cepacia complex: impact on the cystic fibrosis lung lesion.

@article{Lynch2009BurkholderiaCC,
  title={Burkholderia cepacia complex: impact on the cystic fibrosis lung lesion.},
  author={Joseph Pedulla Lynch},
  journal={Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={596-610}
}
Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) is a group of phenotypically similar nonfermenting, aerobic, gram-negative rods that infect 2 to 8% of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Bcc comprises several distinct species (formerly termed genomovars). Infection with Bcc has been associated with worse outcomes and survival in CF patients. Additionally, colonization with Bcc has been associated with heightened mortality following lung transplantation. Currently, the role of lung transplantation in Bcc… CONTINUE READING
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