With the CF Research News, we aim to bridge the gap between people with CF and the researchers investigating CF and how best to treat those with the condition.
We want to provide access to patients, parents, relatives, friends and caregivers of patients with CF to all scientific work published in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis (JCF).

All PDF files published hereunder are lay version summaries of work published in the JCF.

January 2016

Title: Measurement of fecal elastase improves performance of newborn screening for cystic fibrosis.
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J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Jan 27. pii: S1569-1993(16)00002-3

Theme
Newborn screening
Title: Host Response to Staphylococcus aureus Cytotoxins In Children with Cystic
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J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Jan 25. pii: S1569-1993(15)00318-5

Theme
Microbiology
Title: YKL-40 as marker of severe lung disease in cystic fibrosis patients.
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J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Jan 8. pii: S1569-1993(15)00315-X.

Theme
Immunology
Title: Low sodium status in cystic fibrosis-as assessed by calculating fractional Na+ excretion-is associated with decreased growth parameters.
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J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Jan 6. pii: S1569-1993(15)00282-9

Theme
Nutrition/Gastroenterology
Title: Microbiological yield from induced sputum compared to oropharyngeal swab in young children with cystic fibrosis
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J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Jan 26. pii: S1569-1993(16)00008-4.

Theme
Microbiology
Title: Ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging assessment of joint disease in symptomatic patients with Cystic Fibrosis Arthropathy
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J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Jan 19. pii: S1569-1993(15)00317-3

Theme
Imaging
Title: Implementation of newborn screening for Cystic Fibrosis in Norway. Results from the first three years
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J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Jan 12. pii: S1569-1993(15)00312-4

Theme
Newborn screening
Title: Distribution of the species of Achromobacter in a French Cystic Fibrosis centre and Multilocus Sequence Typing analysis reveal the predominance of A. xylosoxidans and clonal relationships between some clinical and environmental isolates
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J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Jan 8. pii: S1569-1993(15)00281-7

Theme
Microbiology
Title: Gastric emptying and gastro-oesophageal reflux in children with cystic fibrosis
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J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Jan 8. pii: S1569-1993(15)00287-8

Theme
Nutrition/Gastroenterology