Improved cultural detection of Burkholderia cepacia from sputum in patients with cystic fibrosis.

@article{Wright2001ImprovedCD,
  title={Improved cultural detection of Burkholderia cepacia from sputum in patients with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={R. M. Bowen Wright and J E Moore and Adrienne Shaw and Kathleen Dunbar and M. Dodd and K. P. Webb and Aileen O B Redmond and Mary Crowe and Philip G. M. Murphy and Sue Peacock and J Stuart Elborn},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  year={2001},
  volume={54 10},
  pages={803-5}
}
AIMS To evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of two selective media for the isolation of Burkholderia cepacia from sputum specimens in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). METHODS In total, 149 expectorated sputum specimens from 113 patients with CF (32 cepacia colonised patients and 81 non-cepacia colonised patients) attending three CF centres were examined for the presence of B cepacia on two selective media: (1) MAST selective agar, a commercially available selective medium widely used… CONTINUE READING

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