Result of sputum investigation
Today I got the result of my sputum investigation. For 6 months, I have not taken any antibiotics, either orally nor inhalative or i.v.. In spite of this it is written there, that antibacterial inhibitory substances were present. How can this be?
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
What does the finding of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia mean for me as a CF patient? Is there anything to take into account concerning meetings with other CF patients or events other CF patients take part in?
Mycobacterium intracellulare in the CF sputum
Hello dear expert team, in my sputum (I am nearly 30 years old) Mycobactrium intracellulare has been detected last December for the first time. Since then this bacterium could be found in 2 further tests, so that I can assume a chronic infection. As I have been at another CF Center before and to ...
Childhood diseases
Hello, My 3.5-year-old son started school in September and since he had 5 ear infections, laryngitis, some colds, a little bronchitis, gastro ... his cough occurs almost daily (with ups and downs, sometimes the day, sometimes the night, sometimes all the time ...). How can we know if he is ...
Enterobacter chloacae and Serratia marcescenz and S. liquefaciens
Dear expert team, I suffer from CF and I am Pseudomonas negative and have again and again the above mentioned germs in the sputum. Where can one get those bacteria from, they are intestinal germs, aren’t they? The FEV1 value is stable, however I cough more and have difficulties in bringing up ...
Staphylococcus aureus
Hello, My daughter (5 years old) has CF. The last sputum exam shows Staphylococcus aureus infection (2 strains). She is under antibiotic treatment for 14 days. We have to stay 10 days with my father who is suffering from cancer and undergoing chemotherapy. I wanted to know if it would be ...
Staphylococcus aureus
Hello, The 2 last sputum analysis of my 8-year-old little son showed Staphylococcus aureus. However, no antibiotic was prescribed. A priori, the CF Center does not find this alarming. Is it because there are colonization thresholds? Thank you for your answer.
My daughter (15-years-old) is colonized with Staph. for at least 2 years. Now, 4 months ago, an infection with Acinetobacter baumanii (multiresistant MRGN 3) and lately an infection with Haemophilus influenzae occurred additionally. Her FEV1 value lost 35% in 3 months. Now Acinetobacter is not ...
Ciprofloxacin against Staphylococcus aureus
Hello, my daughter is 7-years-old and had in February the first finding of Pseudomonas. Therefore she inhaled 2 cycles of Tobramycin, after that, it still remained there, so that an i.v. therapy with ceftazidim and tobramycin has been done. Now she has to inhale for one year with colistin. Now ...
Hello At birth my baby boy has been colonized with MRSA in motherhood. After antibiotic treatment for 1,5 months, no trace of this staphylococcus was found in these monthly microbacterial sputum. Today, at the age of 13 months, he has this time a sensitive staphylococcus to antibiotics. I ...
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