Bacteria causing pyometra in bitch and queen induce neutrophil extracellular traps.

@article{Rebordo2017BacteriaCP,
  title={Bacteria causing pyometra in bitch and queen induce neutrophil extracellular traps.},
  author={Maria Rosa Rebord{\~a}o and Graça Maria Alexandre-Pires and M. L{\'o}pez Carreira and Lee Adriano and Carla Toscano Carneiro and Telmo P Nunes and Luisa Mateus and Graça Maria Leitao Ferreira-Dias},
  journal={Veterinary immunology and immunopathology},
  year={2017},
  volume={192},
  pages={8-12}
}
Neutrophils are capable of releasing their DNA in response to infectious agents to form neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) to destroy pathogens. Even though pyometra in queens and bitches is a common disease, its pathogenesis is not fully understood. The aim of this study was to assess the presence of NETs in the endometrium of queens and bitches… CONTINUE READING