Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Patients with Cystic Fibrosis Affects Function of Pulmonary Surfactant

@article{Lema2000PseudomonasAF,
  title={Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Patients with Cystic Fibrosis Affects Function of Pulmonary Surfactant},
  author={Gareth M C Lema and Diane M Dryja and Ida Vargas and Goran E Enhorning},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={2000},
  volume={47},
  pages={121-121}
}
Patients with cystic fibrosis are severely affected by an infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a microbe known to synthesize phospholipase C. This study was designed to determine whether that enzyme would affect the function of pulmonary surfactant phospholipids. Mucoid and nonmucoid strains of P. aeruginosa, freshly obtained from patients with cystic… CONTINUE READING