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Interleukin 22 (IL-22) is a TH17-like cytokine known to specifically activate epithelial cells, thereby strengthening immune defense at host/environment interfaces. Animal studies suggest that IL-22 may play a crucial role in clinical sepsis. However, little is known about IL-22 in sepsis patients. In a single-center university hospital setting, serum IL-22(More)
INTRODUCTION The triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 (TREM-1) is known to be expressed during bacterial infections. We investigated whether TREM-1 is also expressed in non-infectious inflammation following traumatic lung contusion. METHODS In a study population of 45 adult patients with multiple trauma and lung contusion, we obtained(More)
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