Eradication of initial Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonization in patients with cystic fibrosis.

@article{Griese2002EradicationOI,
  title={Eradication of initial Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonization in patients with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Matthias Griese and Isabelle M{\"u}ller and Dietrich Reinhardt},
  journal={European journal of medical research},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={79-80}
}
The optimal treatment for the eradication of initial P. aeruginosa infection in CF is still unclear. Recently long-term inhaled tobramycin has been proposed. Here we report the results with brief inhaled and/or systemic anti-pseudomonal treatments. Initial P. aeruginosa colonization was successfully eradicated as demonstrated by negative repetitive throat cultures or sputa and serum antipseudomonal antibodies in 15 of 17 patients for at least two years. Randomized, controlled trials are… CONTINUE READING