Transmission of gram-negative bacilli to asthmatic children via home nebulizers

M. R. Wexler, F. S. Rhame, M. N. Blumenthal, S. B. Cameron, B. A. Juni, L. A. Fish

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Abstract

Home use of nebulizers has increased in recent years, although adequate studies have not been performed to evaluate for possible contamination or transmission of potentially harmful bacteria. This study of 20 asthmatic children demonstrated that transmission of pathogenic bacteria occurs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)267-271
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of Allergy
Volume66
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

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