Cystic Fibrosis

CMV linked to lung damage in CF

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) may have an impact on disease progression in cystic fibrosis (CF) leading to earlier lung transplant and increased mortality. A Canadian study, published in the European Respiratory Journal, found that CMV seropositive patients with CF who received a lung transplant or died on a wait-list were about eight years younger than seronegative patients ...

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