17 November 2010

Severe Bacterial Strain Found in Cystic Fibrosis Patients in Canada

Germ ups odds of lung transplant, even death, and was first spotted in Britain, researchers say

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Researchers looked at 446 CF patients in Ontario and found that 102 of them were infected with one of two common strains. Sixty-seven were infected with strain A, 32 were infected with strain B, and three were infected with both strains.


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