Myeloperoxidase deficiency.

@article{Nauseef1988MyeloperoxidaseD,
  title={Myeloperoxidase deficiency.},
  author={William M Nauseef},
  journal={Hematology/oncology clinics of North America},
  year={1988},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={
          135-58
        }
}
MPO activity is critical for optimal microbicidal activity of normal PMNs. In the absence of MPO, auxiliary mechanisms protect most MPO-deficient hosts from clinically significant sequelae, except for some persons with diabetes mellitus who suffer severe candidal disease. However, given our limited knowledge of the clinical impact of MPO deficiency, histochemical staining of peripheral blood smears or MPO activity of isolated leukocytes should be assessed in patients with unexplained fungal… CONTINUE READING

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