29th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

W25: INF/MIC: Pathogenesis of Infection

Oct 10, 2015 10:30am ‐ Oct 10, 2015 12:15pm

Standard: $49.99

Description

This session will summarize fundamental advances in understanding how dominant species of bacteria infecting CF airways evolve, compete with each other & affect host tissues.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate how dominant CF pathogens interact with each other & with the host & how it contributes to pathogenesis.
  2. Describe how Pseudomonas aeruginosa persist & evolve in the airways of CF patients.
  3. Illustrate bacterial interaction mechanisms & CF microbial diversity in CF airways.

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