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Implementation of a successful eradication protocol for Burkholderia Cepacia complex in cystic fibrosis patients

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine, February 2018
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Title
Implementation of a successful eradication protocol for Burkholderia Cepacia complex in cystic fibrosis patients
Published in
BMC Pulmonary Medicine, February 2018
DOI 10.1186/s12890-018-0594-8
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Authors

Bryan A. Garcia, Jacque L. Carden, Dana L. Goodwin, Tim A. Smith, Amit Gaggar, Kevin Leon, Veena B. Antony, Steven M. Rowe, George M. Solomon

Abstract

Infection with Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) results in a heterogeneous clinical course ranging from asymptomatic colonization of the airways to fulminant respiratory failure in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Early eradication of Pseudomonas aeruginosa improves clinical outcomes. The efficacy and clinical outcomes following implementation of an eradication protocol for Bcc are less well understood. We developed and implemented a single center Bcc eradication protocol that included an intensive combination of intravenous, inhaled, and oral antibiotic therapies based on in vitro sensitivities. We conducted a retrospective cohort analysis of clinical outcomes compared to patients with chronic Bcc infection. Six patients were identified as having a newly acquired Bcc colonization and were placed on the eradication protocol. Sequential sputum samples after completion of the protocol demonstrated sustained clearance of Bcc in all patients. Lung function and nutritional status remained stable in the year following eradication. Clearance of Bcc from sputum cultures using a standardized protocol was successful at one year and was associated with clinical stability.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 40 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 7 18%
Student > Bachelor 6 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 10%
Student > Postgraduate 3 8%
Student > Master 3 8%
Other 7 18%
Unknown 10 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 10 25%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 6 15%
Immunology and Microbiology 4 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 5%
Other 4 10%
Unknown 10 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 20 December 2018.
All research outputs
#4,348,422
of 15,922,425 outputs
Outputs from BMC Pulmonary Medicine
#289
of 1,306 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#115,415
of 371,600 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Pulmonary Medicine
#1
of 1 outputs
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