Clinical outcomes associated with Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa airway infections in adult cystic fibrosis patients

@inproceedings{Ahlgren2015ClinicalOA,
  title={Clinical outcomes associated with Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa airway infections in adult cystic fibrosis patients},
  author={Heather G. Ahlgren and Andrea Benedetti and Jennifer Sophie Landry and Joanie Bernier and Elias Matouk and Danuta Radzioch and Larry C. Lands and Simon Rousseau and Dao Van Hoang Nguyen},
  booktitle={BMC pulmonary medicine},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus (SA) is the most prevalent organism infecting the respiratory tract of CF children, and remains the second most prevalent organism in CF adults. During early childhood, SA infections are associated with pulmonary inflammation and decline in FEV1, but their clinical significance in adult CF patients is poorly characterized. METHODS We conducted a retrospective cross-sectional study to determine the association between airway microbiology and clinical outcomes… CONTINUE READING
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