Case 39

February 4, 2021

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Patient #39 is 83 years old with a past medical history of chronic atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, hypertension and hyperlipidemia. On 12Oct2020 a chest x-ray showed peripheral rounded cotton ball infiltrates in the right upper lobe. Sputum culture was positive for CRAB on 19Oct2020 which was resistant to all antibiotics but showed intermediate susceptibility […]

Case 13

June 30, 2020

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Patient #13, a 10-year-old female diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, who was admitted to the hospital for CF exacerbation with an Achromobacter xylosidans infection resistant to all available antibiotics. The patient was initially treated with the experimental antibiotic cefiderocol and 17 days later she began her phage therapy. During the first 5 days of phage therapy, […]