The endotracheal tube microbiome associated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa or Staphylococcus epidermidis


Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is one of the commonest hospital-acquired infections associated with high mortality. VAP pathogenesis is closely linked to organisms colonizing the endotracheal tube (ETT) such as Staphylococcus epidermidis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, the former a common commensal with pathogenic potential and the latter a known VAP… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/srep36507


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