Host defense during pregnancy: monocyte adherence and killing.

Abstract

Pregnant women are more susceptible to candida infections than nonpregnant women. Since monocytes play a major role in host defense against candida, their association with radiolabeled candida and their capacity for killing candida were compared in sera of pregnant and nonpregnant women. While the basal rate of these monocyte functions was similar in both… (More)

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@article{Levy1990HostDD, title={Host defense during pregnancy: monocyte adherence and killing.}, author={R. Levy and S Latzer and J. Sachs and Vaclav Insler and Mustafa Alkan}, journal={Israel journal of medical sciences}, year={1990}, volume={26 7}, pages={361-6} }