TITLE

The Microbiological Gender Gap in Cystic Fibrosis

AUTHOR(S)
Chotirmall, Sanjay H.
PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
Journal of Women's Health (15409996);Dec2014, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p995
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the use of the U.S. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation patient registry (CFFPR) by C. Harness Brumley et al to address the issue of a reassessment of gender-based survival differences and the determination for the presence of gender-based variation in common cystic fibrosis (CF) microorganisms other than P. aeruginsa. Findings suggest the existence of a microbiologic CF named the microbiologic gap in addition to the CF gender-based survival difference.
ACCESSION #
99923095

 

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