Bruno Rivas-Calderon

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There is an increased susceptibility to infections during elderly, mainly because of the decreased efficacy of adaptive immunity to contain microorganisms. Albeit most of the elderly adults develop this deficiency in adaptive immunity only a minor percentage of them developed recurrent infectious diseases, thus innate immunity represents an important(More)
Diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) are one of the most common diabetes-related cause of hospitalization and often lead to severe infections and poor healing. It has been recently reported that patients with DFU have lower levels of antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) at the lesion area, which contributes with the impairment of wound healing. The aim of this study was to(More)
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