Mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a marker of poor survival in cystic fibrosis.

@article{Henry1992MucoidPA,
  title={Mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a marker of poor survival in cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Richard L Henry and Craig Michael Mellis and Lada Petrovi{\'c}},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={1992},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={158-61}
}
The aim of this study was to assess the prognostic significance of mucoid and non-mucoid isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (muPs and non-muPs) from the sputa of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Eighty-one children with CF who coughed up sputum daily were recruited and followed over 12 months with frequent sputum cultures. At the end of this observation period they were classified to one of three age-matched groups. In 50 mPs was isolated on one or more occasions; 19 grew non-muPs but not… CONTINUE READING

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