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Cystic Fibrosis patients attending with infective exacerbations will be enrolled into the study. The trial is a double blinded, randomised trial with patients randomised to 10,14 or 21 days of antibiotic therapy, comprising of tobramycin and either ceftazidime or meropenem.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Ceftazidime, Tobramycin, Meropenem
Department of Cystic Fibrosis, Royal Brompton Hospital
Not yet recruiting
Imperial College London
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:51-0400
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A chloride channel that regulates secretion in many exocrine tissues. Abnormalities in the CFTR gene have been shown to cause cystic fibrosis. (Hum Genet 1994;93(4):364-8)
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A species of STENOTROPHOMONAS, formerly called Xanthomonas maltophilia, which reduces nitrate. It is a cause of hospital-acquired ocular and lung infections, especially in those patients with cystic fibrosis and those who are immunosuppressed.
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