research data . Clinical Trial . 2008

Dissection of Staphylococcus Aureus Infection From Colonization in Cystic Fibrosis Patients, a Non-interventional, Prospective, Longitudinal Multicenter Study.

Kahl, Barbara C;
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  • Published: 28 Apr 2008
  • Publisher: nct
Abstract
Staphylococcus aureus is not only one of the first pathogens infecting the airways of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients, but also a highly prevalent microorganism (>60% of all CF patients; European and American CF registries; (4,25), which often persists for several years in the respiratory tract of CF patients. The purpose of this study is to dissect infection by S. aureus from colonization. Therefore, the following non-interventional prospective, longitudinal multicenter study will be conducted to develop the following hypothesis: CF patients with high bacterial loads are more likely to be infected by S. aureus than patients with low bacterial loads. Primary endpo...
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