11 October 2010

Bacteria Identified as New Foe for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Infection with S. maltophilia may cause serious flare-ups, study says

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"Our study showed that chronic infection with S. maltophilia, which was previously not regarded as prognostically significant, may have a real impact on the progression of CF in patients," said study co-author Dr. Valerie Waters, an assistant professor of infectious diseases at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.


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