Antibiotic treatment for Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in people with cystic fibrosis

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Reshma Amin,

    Corresponding author
    1. The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Pediatric Respirology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • Reshma Amin, Department of Pediatric Respirology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8, Canada. reshma.amin@sickkids.ca.

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  • Valerie Waters

    1. Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The objective of our review is to assess the effectiveness of antibiotic treatment for S. maltophilia in people with CF. The primary objective is to assess this in relation to lung function and pulmonary exacerbations in the setting of acute pulmonary exacerbations and suppressive antibiotic therapy. The secondary objective is to assess this in relation to the eradication of S. maltophilia.