Burkholderia cepacia complex in septicaemic non-cystic fibrosis cases from two tertiary care hospitals in north India.

@article{Gautam2010BurkholderiaCC,
  title={Burkholderia cepacia complex in septicaemic non-cystic fibrosis cases from two tertiary care hospitals in north India.},
  author={Vikas Gautam and Anita Arora and Surendra Kumar Madhup and Anindita Das and P. Vandamme and Kusum Sharma and Vipin Kumar Koushal and Deepak Bansal and Meera Sharma and Raj Kumar Garg and Sudesh Rana and Ram Kumar Marwaha and Pallab Ray},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  year={2010},
  volume={131},
  pages={829-32}
}
Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC) can be particularly devastating, highly virulent, cystic fibrosis (CF) pathogens that are also able to cause nosocomial infections among other groups of debilitated patients1. They cause a wide variety of infections ranging from superficial to deep-seated and disseminated infections, such as pneumonia (especially in patients with cystic fibrosis), meningitis, peritonitis (in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis), septicaemia and bronchiectasis2. BCC… CONTINUE READING
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