Pseudomonas cepacia
I have a child with CF who always had pseudomonas aeruginosa. Last time we were checked at the lab we had cepacia. I repeated the sputum cultures in three different labs. All three reported pseudomonas, but the first one reported again cepacia. What can I do to find out positively what kind of ...
pseudomonas bacteria
Dear reader, My brother-in-law has installed an electric humidifier in his house. He has to replace the water every month (this is stagnant water). The water is NOT heated but is still on the floor (room temp.). Does it give more risk for the Pseudomonas bacteria? My son has CF. His visits are ...
Ecologic swimming pool
Is it safe to swim in an ecologic swimming pool concerning CF?
Water detector
We have a water detector since summer. Does it have a positive effect on prevention of infection with Pseudomonas?
Pseudomonas Vaccine
Could you give me some news regarding a vaccine against Pseudomonas. A clinical trial was ongoing and had to end on 2015 (I read this on a posted question)
Visit Tropical Greenhouse Zoo
Hello, Our family will soon be visiting the Beauval Zoo. We wonder if it's possible for our 3-year-old CF son to visit the greenhouses to see the crocodiles and the other tropical animals. The greenhouses look great and there is an air filtration system, but this remains a very humid ...
Cleaning of holiday appartment
Hello, many thanks for your support! We would like to go to a holiday apparmtent, soon. As one never knowns, who lived there before (dogs etc.) I would like to know, how I can get the floor/tiles quite sterile. Our daughter is 14 months old, crawls and therefore is in constant contact with the ...
Treatment recommendation for persistent Pseudomonas/Staphlococci infection
Dear team, I have received a lung transplantation (2010) and suffer from CF. For 6 months, my lung function decreases rapidly and since then, it is constantly low. Antibody tests, bronchoscopy, CT and x-ray had already been done. Only in the bronchoscopy, Pseudomonas and Staphylococci could be ...
i.v. Pseudomonas eradication therapy - dosage
Dear expert team, I would have a question about the right dosage concering an intravenous Pseudomonas eradication therapy. After an inhalative trial did not bring long-lasting sucess in order to eradicate Pseudomonas completely, an i.v. therapy had been planned with my physician at the last ...
Drain gutter for walk-in shower
Dear experts, recently our bathroom has been renovated. A walk-in shower has been installed with a drain gutter (similar to those in swimming-pools). The drain gutter is covered. However, the siphon is quite large and water is standing in it. There are no windows in the bathroom. Can the stagnant ...
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