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could b. cepacia cause issues in the gi tract of a child with a chronic health condition incl. low immune finction?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
B Cepacia: B .We don't too much about the organism but it seems to be more prevalent in lung ailments like cystic fibrosis
Answered on Nov 7, 2014
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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience Pediatrics
Burkholderia Cepacia: In immunocompromised hosts it can cause lung infection, urinary tract infection , wound infection and blood stream infection.
Answered on Aug 4, 2015
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