Ilja M Hoepelman

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Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) release by peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) during disseminated infection by Cryptococcus neoformans may initiate and amplify the immune response of(More)
Monocytes may represent an important defense mechanism in disseminated cryptococcosis. We have developed a flow cytometric method to study the interaction of Cryptococcus neoformans with monocytes.(More)
We studied the cytokine profile of peripheral blood mononuclear cells after stimulation with various cryptococcal strains or its purified cell wall components. After 3 h of stimulation, tumor(More)
Macrophages and monocytes are adherent phagocytic cells which play an important role in host defence against the yeast-like fungus Cryptococcus neoformans. Before, phagocytosis by adherent phagocytes(More)
The use of antiretroviral combination therapy in HIV has been associated with lipodystrophy and several metabolic risk factors. We postulated that patients with HIV-lipodystrophy have impaired(More)