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Transforming Growth Factor-β, Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor and C-Reactive Protein Levels Correlate with CD14highCD16+ Monocyte Induction and Activation in Trauma Patients
Severe injury remains a leading cause of death and morbidity in patients under 40, with the number of annual trauma-related deaths approaching 160,000 in the United States. Patients who survive theExpand
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An Fc&ggr;RIIa polymorphism with decreased C-reactive protein binding is associated with sepsis and decreased monocyte HLA-DR expression in trauma patients
BACKGROUND A dysregulated immune response leading to sepsis is the most frequent cause of late posttraumatic deaths. We have found a novel anti-inflammatory pathway that is initiated by the acuteExpand
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