A systematic review on the use of bacteriophage in treating Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in cystic fibrosis
Respiratory infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa are a major concern for cystic fibrosis (CF) patients due to increasing antibiotic resistance. Bacteriophages, which are viruses that selectively target and kill bacteria, are being studied as an alternative treatment for these infections.
This systematic review evaluates the safety and effectiveness of bacteriophages for the treatment of CF-related infections caused by S. aureus and/or P. aeruginosa.
Bacteriophage treatment resulted in a decrease in bacterial load in both humans and animals infected with P. aeruginosa. Complete eradication of P. aeruginosa was only observed in one human subject.
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