Ashraf Malhas, PhD,  —

Articles by Ashraf Malhas

Pollution Increases Risk of Young Children with CF Developing an Antibiotic-resistant Bacterial Infection, Study Finds

Air pollution increases the risk that young children with cystic fibrosis will develop the methicillin-resistant bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, a study reports. The research, “Air pollution exposure is associated with MRSA acquisition in young U.S. children with cystic fibrosis,” was published in the journal BMC Pulmonary Medicine.