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Endotoxaemia in cystic fibrosis: response to antibiotics.
  1. G Taylor,
  2. C Stern,
  3. M Silverman,
  4. M Mearns


    In a study of 6 children with cystic fibrosis receiving intravenous antibiotics for pseudomonas lung infection, serum endotoxin values were monitored by a modification of the limulus lysate technique. The values fell with treatment, reflecting a response that was not always apparent on clinical assessment. Endotoxin concentrations may offer a more precise way of monitoring the effects of antibiotic treatment in CF patients.

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