This session will focus on challenging topics in infectious diseases management of CF including the role of viruses & the impact of newer diagnostic testing, Clostridium difficile infections & how they impact CF patients, nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in CF & the eradication of Pseudomonas aeruginosa both in younger children as well as in adults.
Describe the role of viruses and newer diagnostic testing in patients with CF.
Discuss the impact of atypical infections such as Clostridium difficile & nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in CF.
Examine the different eradication strategies for Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in children & adults with CF.
Professor of Respiratory Biology