Author Archives: Kara Elam

Review Study Highlights Burkholderia Pseudomallei Infection in Cystic Fibrosis Around the World

Researchers from the University of Queensland (UQ), Australia, have recently released findings from their scientific literature review in an effort to identify all cases of Burkholderia pseudomallei infections in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients globally, the potential risk factors for acquisition, clinical consequences, and optimal treatment strategies. The findings entitled, “An international,…

Another Study Reveals Positive Results in Fighting P. Aeruginosa

AmpliPhi BioSciences Corporation, a global leader in the development of bacteriophage-based antibacterial therapies to treat drug resistant infections, announced study results for a trial looking at a novel treatment strategy for cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. The results, which suggested that bacteriophages remain active against Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa)…

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The Benefits of Being Sick

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As columnist Lara Govendo reflects on her journey through CF and transplant, she realizes there are a surprising number of benefits.

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