Chronic colonization by Pseudomonas aeruginosa of patients with obstructive lung diseases: cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Abstract

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is isolated in sputum cultures from cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and adults with bronchiectasis (BS) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but it is not well known if the characteristics of colonization in these latter patients are similar to those with CF. We examined 125 P. aeruginosa isolates obtained from 31 patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2010.04.008

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@article{Valderrey2010ChronicCB, title={Chronic colonization by Pseudomonas aeruginosa of patients with obstructive lung diseases: cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.}, author={Andrea D Valderrey and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Pozuelo and Pedro Jim{\'e}nez and Mar{\'i}a Dolores Maci{\'a} and Antonio Oliver and Rafael Rotger}, journal={Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease}, year={2010}, volume={68 1}, pages={20-7} }