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Longitudinal Pathogen-colonization in Cystic Fibrosis Airways and Ability to Smell


Brief description of study

Aim of the study is to detect the prevalence of chronic rhinosinusitis, pathogen colonization of the lower and upper airways and, in a sub-cohort the sense of smelling in patients with cystic fibrosis.

Detailed Study Description

The sub-study on the sense of smelling in CF has been finalized in the meantime. Results were published in 2012:

Smell in cystic fibrosis. Lindig J, Steger C, Beiersdorf N, Michl R, Beck JF, Hummel T, Mainz JG. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Mar;270(3):915-21. doi: 10.1007/s00405-012-2124-2. Epub 2012 Aug 14.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT00803881

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