Podcast: Antibiotic strategies for eradicating Pseudomonas aeruginosa in people with cystic fibrosis

People with cystic fibrosis are particularly susceptible to chest infections, some of which can become chronic. It’s important, therefore to try to find treatments for these infections and an updated Cochrane Review from the Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group examines the evidence for the use of antibiotics. Alan Smyth, a Coordinating Editor for the Group, who is based in University of Nottingham in the UK, and one of the authors of this November 2014 review tells us more.
If you would like to find out more about the TORPEDO trial which he mentions, go to www.torpedo-cf.org.uk.