Infections in patients with inherited defects in phagocytic function.

@article{Andrews2003InfectionsIP,
  title={Infections in patients with inherited defects in phagocytic function.},
  author={Timothy Andrews and Kathleen E Sullivan},
  journal={Clinical microbiology reviews},
  year={2003},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={597-621}
}
Patients with defects in phagocytic function are predisposed to intracellular microorganisms and typically have early dissemination of the infection. Recognition of the underlying disorder and aggressive antimicrobial therapy has been beneficial for the patients. Improved understanding of the pathophysiology has also affected patient management by allowing… CONTINUE READING