Doctors in Queensland have successfully treated a life-threatening P. aeruginosa infection in a post–lung transplant patient with cystic fibrosis by using used plasmapheresis to eliminate inhibitory IgG2 antibodies that were blocking the effects of antibiotics. The 33-year old man Jordan Trieger had developed pulmonary, pleural, and soft tissue P. aeruginosa infection after undergoing bilateral sequential lung ...
Novel therapy success for ‘untreatable’ P. aeruginosa in CF lung transplant patient
By Michael Woodhead
18 Feb 2020