Lactate in cystic fibrosis sputum

Tobias Bensel, Martin Stotz, Marianne Borneff-Lipp, Bettina Wollschläger, Andreas Wienke, Giovanni Taccetti, Silvia Campana, Keith C Meyer, Peter Ø Jensen, Ute Lechner, Martina Ulrich, Gerd Döring, Dieter Worlitzsch

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Abstract

Antibiotic therapy is thought to improve lung function in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) by decreasing neutrophil-derived inflammation. We investigated the origin and clinical significance of lactate in the chronically inflamed CF lung.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Cystic Fibrosis
Volume10
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)37-44
Number of pages8
ISSN1569-1993
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Bacteria
  • Child
  • Chromatography, Gas
  • Comparative Effectiveness Research
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Drug Monitoring
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lactic Acid
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neutrophils
  • Pneumonia
  • Respiratory Function Tests
  • Spectrophotometry
  • Sputum
  • Treatment Outcome

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