Immune mechanisms in type-2 diabetic retinopathy.


OBJECTIVE To enumerate CDR+CD25+ Treg cells and determine serum IL-6 and IL-17 in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with retinopathy. METHODS The case-control study was conducted at the Department of Immunology, University of Health Sciences, Lahore, from November 2009 to January 2012 and comprised diabetic patients and healthy controls who were divided… (More)


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