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


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


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