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Respiratory microbiome may influence inflammation in CF

13:20 EDT 31 Jul 2017 | Medical Xpress

(HealthDay)—Reduced bacterial diversity in the upper and lower airways in infants with cystic fibrosis (CF) is associated with use of prophylactic antibiotics and younger age at sampling, while less diversity in lavage samples is associated with lower inflammation, according to a study published online July 14 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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