Antifungal immunity and adjuvant cytokine immune enhancement in cancer patients with invasive fungal infections.

  • Amber Safdar
  • Published 2007 in
    Clinical microbiology and infection : the…

Abstract

Invasive fungal infections are common in severely immunosuppressed patients with cancer and in recipients of haematopoietic transplants. Response to antifungal therapy alone is often inadequate. Pro-inflammatory cytokines are critical for promoting innate and adaptive cellular antifungal immune responses. Recombinant cytokines, including granulocyte… (More)

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