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Cystic fibrosis and pseudomonas

My 12 year old step grandaughter has cf and was jost diagonased with pseudomonas.  In Dec 2007 I ha the lower lobe of my left lubng remved due to cancer. Had 4 months of chemo and at this time am cancer free. My question, Is pseuomonas contagious? Do I need to worry/
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Here's an article that explains the gram negative bacteria. It's not a problem for healthy people as it is most commonly found on plant life. But it is something to be considered.

http://www.patient.co.uk/doctor/Pseudomonas.htm
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