Experimental blood cleaning paves the way to fight superbugs | ABC News

When 35-year-old cystic fibrosis patient Jordan Trieger received a double-lung transplant, it was meant to be a second chance at life. But like 40 per cent of patients who undergo a transplant, Mr Trieger developed a bacterial infection and his body started rejecting his new organ. Luckily, an experimental blood cleaning technique saved Jordan’s life, and paved the way for the fight against drug-resistant superbugs.

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