Cytokines in the stools of children with complicated shigellosis.


The pathogenesis of the systemic complications, leukemoid reaction and hemolytic uremic syndrome, associated with Shigella dysenteriae type 1 infection is not well understood. The excessive production of proinflammatory cytokines, including tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) and interleukin 6 (IL-6), has been suggested as a possible factor. We measured… (More)


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@article{Azim1995CytokinesIT, title={Cytokines in the stools of children with complicated shigellosis.}, author={Tasnim Azim and Ramesh Chandra Halder and M. S. K. Sarker and S. Ahmed and Jena Hamadani and Aritra Chowdhury and Faiz Qadri and M. A. Salam and R. B. Sack and M. J. Albert}, journal={Clinical and diagnostic laboratory immunology}, year={1995}, volume={2 4}, pages={492-5} }