Germs & Infection Control

The Cystic Fibrosis Center at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois does more than just provide outstanding patient care. We are also an educational resource. We are committed to educating and increasing knowledge of Cystic Fibrosis among the CF community. As part of this commitment, we have included links to fantastic Cystic Fibrosis resources. In CF, the respiratory tract gets colonized with certain bacteria (Germs). Below you will find information about the most common germs you may encounter.