Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 16th, 2005
According to recent research from Germany, "Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen which causes a variety of diseases, including respiratory tract infections in patients suffering from cystic fibrosis.
"Therapeutic treatment of P. aeruginosa infections is still very difficult because the bacteria exhibit high intrinsic resistance against a variety of different antibiotics and, in addition, form stable biofilms, e.g. in the human lung."
"Several virulence factors are produced by P. aeruginosa, among them the two lectins...
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