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yellowdogintexas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-24-09 12:42 PM
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10. pseudomonas totally thrives in the CF lung environment and develops
antibiotic resistance fairly quickly. I used to see it a lot in Medicare claims as part of bladder/kidney infections in the elderly

Nasty stuff.
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  -Does anyone know anything about the pseudomonas bacteria? Peregrine Took  Jan-23-09 08:14 PM   #0 
  - I hope your sister-in-law gets well quickly.  ezgoingrl   Jan-23-09 08:18 PM   #1 
  - Please Lord, don't let me click on this thread again because I'll have all the symptoms  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Jan-23-09 08:19 PM   #2 
  - It's a nasty little bug but it does respond to antibiotics  Warpy   Jan-23-09 08:27 PM   #3 
  - One article I read said she had septicemia  LearnedHand   Jan-24-09 11:17 AM   #8 
  - Pseudomonas aeruginosa, I presume. Opportunistic bacterial pathogen.  kestrel91316   Jan-23-09 09:42 PM   #4 
  - It is a common bug in the hospital  Mojorabbit   Jan-23-09 11:25 PM   #5 
  - Very interesting. Thanks for your comments.  Peregrine Took   Jan-24-09 09:08 AM   #6 
  - I only know that it  GinaMaria   Jan-24-09 10:06 AM   #7 
  - pseudomonas totally thrives in the CF lung environment and develops  yellowdogintexas   Jan-24-09 12:42 PM   #10 
     - Its incredible at age 85 she seems to have survived and just needs to be on  Peregrine Took   Jan-24-09 08:01 PM   #11 
  - My grandson has (or had) pseudomonas.  kaiden   Jan-24-09 11:31 AM   #9 

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