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Volume 2005, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • E-ISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

A 17 year old Qatari female of Arab descent with cysticfibrosis (CF) carrying pathogenic mutation I1234V had severe respiratory disease associated with chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa broncho-pulmonary infection with recurrent episodes of mild hemoptysis. Despite regular courses of intravenous anti-pseudomonal antibiotics, she continued to deteriorate over six months and died. It is suggested that the presence of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia was an important factor in this casey which illustrates the need for continuing vigilance in considering the acquisition of resistant organisms in such patients on long-term antibiotic therapy.

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Keyword(s): CF , Chronic Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Stenotrophomonas Maltophilia
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