respiratory
Cystic fibrosis

Three questions on the long-term treatment of Staph infection in CF


Although methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus is a common cause of lung infection in people with cystic fibrosis there is not enough evidence to guide its long-term treatment, Cochrane reviewers say. A review of the literature revealed reports of long-term antibiotic treatment and successful eradication but no studies provided evidence to suggest treatment led to improved patient outcomes. Furthermore, ...

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