Glucose-based dialysis fluids inhibit innate defense against Staphylococcus aureus.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus peritonitis is a serious complication of Chronic Peritoneal Dialysis (CPD) and associated with a higher risk for severe and recurrent infections compared with other bacteria. We have previously shown that complement-mediated effectors essential for optimal opsonophagocytosis of S. aureus are inhibited by high glucose… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.molimm.2015.07.017

Topics

Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.

Slides referencing similar topics