Burkholderia cepacia infection

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What is Burkholderia cepacia infection?

Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC), or simply Burkholderia cepacia is a group of Gram-negative bacteria composed of several different species of bacteria. B. cepacia often causes pneumonia in immunocompromised individuals with underlying lung disease (such Cystic Fibrosis or chronic granulomatous).

Common symptoms reported by people with Burkholderia cepacia infection

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What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with Burkholderia cepacia infection

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Who has Burkholderia cepacia infection on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 1
50s 2
60s 0
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 5

These charts show data from B. cepacia infection patients who have completed their condition history
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