Eradication of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection
My daughter cultured Pa at the last clinic visit. It was symptom free. The doctor prescribed 28 days of Inhaled Antibiotic, and I asked to add an oral antipseudomonal, but she would not. Finished the 28 day cycle, and a week later my daughter has a raging lung infection and now ...
Are swimming pools an unnecessary risk after all?
Dear ECORN Experts, It seems to be a common view that swimming in well maintained indoor pools is safe for people with CF but I'm starting to wonder if this really is so? I have discontinued my son's swimming lessons because he regularly had both staph and fungal infections in his upper ...
Cross infection Pa
Hello I am afraid of my daughter catching a pseudomonas infection in our cystic fibrosis center. The policy at the clinic do not separate patients with pseudomonas from patients with out pseudomonas. Is this ok and what is recommended on other clinics? A concerned parent
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pseudomonas in swimming pools
may i allow my child to go swimming?
Lab Equipment
HI I have a son with CF. We are trying to improve facilites etc in the regional CF Centre. I have come across some info on a piece of lab equipment for detecting bacteria in sputum and blood samples. It seems the results are available within 24hrs. Have you come across the "MALDI TOFF"  ...
pools with demineralised saltwater
Hi we are going to an resort in turkey and they advertise that they are environmentally correct. and dont use drinking water in their pools. the water in their pools are sea water which is deminaralised (a bit of the salt is removed). its a newly restored hotel 4 star my concern is the ...
Contact lenses
My daughter would like some contact lenses and I do not know if it is safe.
My baby has deltaF508 and R1070W and is almost healthy (details are in a previous question). Q: In my case, will pseudomonas infection apear after several other signs of lung affections (eg colds that affect lungs) or he can have pseudomonas in the lungs without any symptoms?
Pseudomonas prevention
What are the hygiene measures to prevent Pseudomonas infections? My baby has deltaF508 and R1070W and is almost healthy (details are in a previous question). Thank you