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

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Sibylle Junge; Dennis Görlich; Martijn den Reijer; Bärbel Wiedemann; Burkhard Tümmler; Helmut Ellemunter; Angelika Dübbers; Peter Küster; Manfred Ballmann; Cordula Koerner-Rettberg; Jörg Große-Onnebrink; Eberhardt Heuer; Wolfgang Sextro; Jochen G Mainz; Jutta Hammermann; Joachim Riethmüller; Ute Graepler-Mainka; Doris Staab; Bettina Wollschläger; Rüdiger Szczepanski; Antje Schuster; Friedrich-Karl Tegtmeyer; Sivagurunathan Sutharsan; Alexandra Wald; Jerzy-Roch Nofer; Willem van Wamel; Karsten Becker; Georg Peters; Barbara C Kahl;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 11 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related 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 | Medical Microbiology | Q | 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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