Changes in granulocyte chemiluminescence and plasma fibronectin concentrations following major blunt trauma.


Chemiluminescence activity of granulocytes in phagocytosis of zymosan and Escherichia coli and their responses to chemoattractant N-formylmethionyl-leucyl-phenylalanine (FMLP) were evaluated in 13 major blunt trauma patients (Injury Severity Score 31 +/- 6) and their plasma fibronectin concentrations were measured. Chemiluminescence responses to zymosan and… (More)


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