Ty Callahan

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OBJECTIVE To assess factors that might predict serious necrotizing soft tissue infections following illicit drug injection. DESIGN A retrospective review of a consecutive case series. SETTING An urban municipal hospital. PATIENTS Thirty patients presenting with cutaneous abscesses resulting from illicit drug injections during a 5-year period. All(More)
BACKGROUND The heat shock response entails the increased expression of heat shock proteins (hsp) which are capable of protecting cells from subsequent metabolic insults. Here we are interested in determining whether activation of the heat shock response might affect polymorphonuclear leukocyte (PMN) function and/or longevity. METHODS Freshly isolated(More)