The hazards of acquiring Aspergillus positive culture in children with cystic fibrosis

Background: Lung disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Impaired mucociliary clearance and host defence mechanisms in the airway lead to airway infections. From very young age, children with CF suffer infections with Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) and eradication therapy with antibiotic therapy is now standard care […]