Pseudomonas aeruginosa empyema in an adult with cystic fibrosis.

@article{Mestitz1990PseudomonasAE,
  title={Pseudomonas aeruginosa empyema in an adult with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={H Mestitz and Glenn Bowes},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1990},
  volume={98 2},
  pages={485-7}
}
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is frequently grown from the sputum of adults with cystic fibrosis-related bronchiectasis. A rare case of pseudomonal empyema is reported in this clinical setting. Early diagnosis permitted successful treatment with closed needle aspiration and intravenous antibiotics.