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Researchers develop first human model of P. aeruginosa infection in cystic fibrosis lungs.

A new method of testing the most common cause of life-threatening infection in people with cystic fibrosis could improve efforts to study and combat the illness.  The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a leading contributor to hospitalizations, serious illness and early death for people with cystic fibrosis (CF). Scientists at The University of Texas  have found a way to re-create conditions

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