Effects of the macrolide antibiotic, midecamycin, on Staphylococcus aureus product-induced Th2 cytokine response in patients with atopic dermatitis.

In the present study, the effects of the macrolide antibiotic, midecamycin (MDM), on the Th2 cytokine response induced by the Staphylococcus aureus products, staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB), lipoteichoic acid (LTA), and peptidoglycan (PEG), was investigated in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) from patients with atopic dermatitis (AD). MDM… CONTINUE READING