COPD sufferers with P.

COPD sufferers with P. Aeruginosa illness more likely to possess poor clinical outcomes Individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who also become infected with the bacterium Pseudomonas aerguinosa are more likely to have worse clinical outcomes and encounter more hospitalizations during the course of their disease than COPD sufferers who aren’t infected, according to researchers from Buffalo, N .Y. The study will be offered at the ATS 2012 International Conference in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA.

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