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Who is more susceptible to lung problems caused by pseudomonas aeruginosa?
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Cystics, COPD
Patients with cystic fibrosis and patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with bronchiecteisis or pathologic dilation of their bronchi are most susceptible to pseudomonas lowere respiratory tract infections.
Patients in the hospital on antibiotics are also susceptible to pseudomonas infections.

In brief: Cystics, COPD
Patients with cystic fibrosis and patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with bronchiecteisis or pathologic dilation of their bronchi are most susceptible to pseudomonas lowere respiratory tract infections.
Patients in the hospital on antibiotics are also susceptible to pseudomonas infections.
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Pre-existing lung DZ
Patient with COPD or cysytic fibrosis or bronchiectasis are more likely to have pseudomonas infection as well as those on a mechanical ventilator.

In brief: Pre-existing lung DZ
Patient with COPD or cysytic fibrosis or bronchiectasis are more likely to have pseudomonas infection as well as those on a mechanical ventilator.
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
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