Clinical characteristics associated with isolation of small-colony variants of Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa from respiratory secretions of patients with cystic fibrosis

Schneider, Michael; Mühlemann, Kathrin; Droz, Sara; Couzinet, Sabine; Casaulta, Carmen; Zimmerli, Stefan (2008). Clinical characteristics associated with isolation of small-colony variants of Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa from respiratory secretions of patients with cystic fibrosis. Journal of clinical microbiology, 46(5), pp. 1832-4. Washington, D.C.: American Society for Microbiology 10.1128/JCM.00361-08

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During a 3-month period, small-colony variant phenotypes of both Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa were isolated from respiratory secretions of 8.2% and 9.2%, respectively, of 98 patients with cystic fibrosis, particularly those with advanced pulmonary disease and prolonged antibiotic exposure.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Paediatric Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute for Infectious Diseases

UniBE Contributor:

Schneider, Mircea; Mühlemann, Kathrin; Droz, Sara Christine and Zimmerli, Stefan

ISSN:

0095-1137

ISBN:

18322058

Publisher:

American Society for Microbiology

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 15:03

Last Modified:

04 May 2014 23:19

Publisher DOI:

10.1128/JCM.00361-08

PubMed ID:

18322058

Web of Science ID:

000255678200040

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/27182 (FactScience: 104894)

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