Funding for this research was provided by:
Medical Research Council (MR/M008797/1)
Fondation du Souffle
Pays de La Loire
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Received: 7 August 2017
Accepted: 25 April 2018
First Online: 22 May 2018
: AT: Is a Consultant Lung Transplant Physician in Nantes, France. MFT: Is a Consultant Paediatric Respiratory Physician in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. PAC: Is Professor of Thoracic Medicine at Newcastle University and Consultant Lung Transplant Physician at the Freeman Hospital, United Kingdom; he is past-president of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) and was invited to debate the issue of lung transplantation in people with CF and infection with M. abscessus at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the ISHLT, San Diego, April 2017. MB: Is a MRC Clinician Scientist/Clinical Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
: Annonymised survey to clinicians at transplant centres, ethical approval therefore not required as per Health Research Agency, London, United Kingdom (ExternalRef removed).
: AT: None. MFT: Not related to this work: investigator-led research grant from Pfizer. PAC: Not related to this work: investigator-led research grants from Bayer, Actelion and GSK; advisory boards for Bayer and Actelion. MB: Not related to this work: investigator-led research grants from Pfizer and Roche Diagnostics; speaker fees for educational events paid to Newcastle University from Novartis, Roche Diagnostics and Teva.
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