Seasonal onset of initial colonisation and chronic infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa in patients with cystic fibrosis in Denmark.

@article{Johansen1992SeasonalOO,
  title={Seasonal onset of initial colonisation and chronic infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa in patients with cystic fibrosis in Denmark.},
  author={Helle Krogh Johansen and Niels H\oiby},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1992},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={109-11}
}
BACKGROUND AND METHODS To assess the relation between seasonal variation and the onset of initial and chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection, 300 Danish patients with cystic fibrosis were investigated. A retrospective analysis based on case reports was performed to identify the date and year of initial and chronic P aeruginosa infection from 1965 to 1990. RESULTS Sixty six per cent of the patients contracted their initial P aeruginosa colonisation and 68% contracted chronic infection during… CONTINUE READING

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