Factors Associated with Worse Lung Function in Cystic Fibrosis Patients with Persistent Staphylococcus aureus

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Junge, Sibylle; Görlich, Dennis; den Reijer, Martijn; Wiedemann, Bärbel; Tümmler, Burkhard; Ellemunter, Helmut; Dübbers, Angelika; Küster, Peter; Ballmann, Manfred; Koerner-Rettberg, Cordula; Große-Onnebrink, Jörg; Heuer, Eberhardt; Sextro, Wolfgang; Mainz, Jochen G.; Hammermann, Jutta; Riethmüller, Joachim; Graepler-Mainka, Ute; Staab, Doris; Wollschläger, Bettina; Szczepanski, Rüdiger; Schuster, Antje; Tegtmeyer, Friedrich-Karl; Sutharsan, Sivagurunathan; Wald, Alexandra; Nofer, Jerzy-Roch; van Wamel, Willem; Becker, Karsten; Peters, Georg; Kahl, Barbara C.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 11, issue 11 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166220, pmc: PMC5115705
  • Subject: Microbial Control | Microbial Pathogens | Pseudomonas Aeruginosa | Molds (Fungi) | Pseudomonas | Research Article | Bacteria | Anatomy | Throat | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Sputum | Antimicrobials | Pathogens | Staphylococcus | Pharmacology | Aspergillus | Fungal Pathogens | Staphylococcus Aureus | Biology and Life Sciences | Stenotrophomonas Maltophilia | Drugs | Microbiology | Physiology | Medicine | Bacterial Pathogens | Body Fluids | Neck | Mucus | Q | Medical Microbiology | R | Fungi | Virology | Science | Organisms | Aspergillus Fumigatus | Medicine and Health Sciences | Co-Infections | Mycology | Antibiotics

Background Staphylococcus aureus is an important pathogen in cystic fibrosis (CF). However, it is not clear which factors are associated with worse lung function in patients with persistent S. aureus airway cultures. Our main hypothesis was that patients with high S. au... View more
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