Multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in a child with cystic fibrosis

Jocelyn Y. Ang, Nahed Abdel-Haq, Frank Zhu, Abrar K. Thabit, David P. Nicolau, Michael J. Satlin, David Van Duin

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We describe a pediatric cystic fibrosis patient who developed a pulmonary exacerbation due to two multidrug-resistant (MDR) Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates. In addition to these MDR organisms, the case was further complicated by β-lactam allergy. Despite the MDR phenotype, both isolates were susceptible to an antimicrobial combination.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5627-5630
Number of pages4
JournalAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2016
Externally publishedYes


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