Effect of continuous antistaphylococcal therapy on the rate of P. aeruginosa acquisition in patients with cystic fibrosis.

@article{Ratjen2001EffectOC,
  title={Effect of continuous antistaphylococcal therapy on the rate of P. aeruginosa acquisition in patients with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Felix A Ratjen and George Comes and Karl Paul and Hans G Posselt and Thomas O. F. Wagner and Karsten Harms},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2001},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={13-6}
}
SUMMARY. Continuous therapy with antistaphylococcal antibiotics is advocated by some cystic fibrosis (CF) centers, but it is unclear whether this strategy favors early colonization with P. aeruginosa. We used the data base for the German Centers of the European Registry for Cystic Fibrosis (ERCF) to assess the effect of continuous antistaphyloccocal therapy on the rate of P. aeruginosa acquisition in CF patients. Patients included in this analysis had to be < 18 years of age, P. aeruginosa… CONTINUE READING
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