Study Detail

TitleProgression of the bronchoalveolar lavage microbiome and disease markers in pre-school children with Cystic Fibrosis
Study TypeOther
Abstract A polymicrobial infection with well-known pathogens characterizes established CF lung disease. Few data describe lower airway infection in pre-school CF children. We hypothesize that aspiration of oral flora shapes the CF lung microbiome with subsequent emergence of established pathogens, and these .. [more]
Description A polymicrobial infection with well-known pathogens characterizes established CF lung disease. Few data describe lower airway infection in pre-school CF children. We hypothesize that aspiration of oral flora shapes the CF lung microbiome with subsequent emergence of established pathogens, and these .. [more]
Center NameUNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL