In vitro interaction between spiramycin and polymorphonuclear neutrophils oxidative metabolism.


PMNs are a major component of body defense against microbial invasion, involving reactive oxygen species in great quantity, which could benefit from antibiotic therapy. Recently, possible antibiotic effects on phagocyte functions (impairment or stimulation of reactive oxygen species production) were studied. In our study, an in vitro evaluation was made on… (More)


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