[Case study of interleukin-1 beta, tumor necrosis factor alpha and interleukin-6 production peripheral blood monocytes in patients with diabetes mellitus complicated by pulmonary tuberculosis].

@article{Tsukaguchi1992CaseSO,
  title={[Case study of interleukin-1 beta, tumor necrosis factor alpha and interleukin-6 production peripheral blood monocytes in patients with diabetes mellitus complicated by pulmonary tuberculosis].},
  author={Katsuhiko Tsukaguchi and Takahiro Yoneda and Masanori Yoshikawa and Tsutomu Tokuyama and A F Fu and Koichi Tomoda and Nobuhiro Narita and Yasunori Enoki and Machiko Tsukaguchi and Fumie Shirai},
  journal={Kekkaku : [Tuberculosis]},
  year={1992},
  volume={67 12},
  pages={755-60}
}
Patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) show an increased susceptibility to bacterial infections due to the presence of neutrophil dysfunction. Susceptibility to tuberculosis has also been reported in such patients, however, the reason remains unclear. This study measured the production of interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta), tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF alpha) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) by the peripheral monocytes of patients diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis accompanied by DM (TB+DM) and… CONTINUE READING
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