Dissociated impairment of neutrophil functions and recurrent infections

  title={Dissociated impairment of neutrophil functions and recurrent infections},
  author={Claude E. Chastel and Pierre Youinou and D. Marie-ChantalLeglisePharm. and D. DominiqueL'HostisPharm. and D. C.FerecPharm.D.M.},
This report concerns the study of a 43-year-old woman with a four-year history of recurrent infection caused primarily by staphylococci. The patient was treated with various antibiotic combinations without long-term success. We found phagocytosis, directed migration and the capacity to killStaphylococcus aureus to be impaired; the capacity to adhere to… CONTINUE READING