New Strain Acquisition of Klebsiella spp, Enterobacter spp, and Escherichia coli in COPD is Not Associated with Exacerbations. Presenter: Jiyeon Jung, MD Research Attending: Sanjay Sethi, MD. A Case Vignette.
Presenter: Jiyeon Jung, MD
Research Attending: Sanjay Sethi, MD
Sputum culture(+) forH. influenza in stable phase
Sputum culture(+) for H. influenza inexacerbation
New strain of H. influenza in molecular typing.
In severe COPD, Enterobacteriaceae (Gram negative bacilli) are also isolated from sputum during exacerbations and stable disease.8
The dynamics of infection by these pathogens in COPD has not been examined.Background
REP-1R-I: 5’-III ICG ICA TCI GGC-3’
REP-2-I: 5’-ICGICT TAT CIG GCC TAC-3’