Outcome of Burkholderia (Pseudomonas) cepacia colonisation in children with cystic fibrosis following a hospital outbreak.


BACKGROUND While there are reports on the outcome in adults and teenagers with cystic fibrosis of colonisation with Burkholderia (Pseudomonas) cepacia, there is little information in children. METHODS In December 1991 only one of 115 children with cystic fibrosis attending a paediatric centre was colonised with B cepacia. Over the next 12 months there was… (More)