Reduced sputum microbiome diversity is associated with greater disease severity in bronchiectasis, according to a new prospective study. It was also associated with a higher frequency and severity of exacerbations, as well as the risk of death. “Given the central role of infection in the pathogenesis of bronchiectasis, the microbiome represents a potential area for ...
Differences in sputum microbiome associated with bronchiectasis severity
By Dave Levitan
6 May 2021