Platelet and Neutrophil Responses to Gram Positive Pathogens in Patients with Bacteremic Infection


BACKGROUND Many Gram-positive pathogens aggregate and activate platelets in vitro and this has been proposed to contribute to virulence. Platelets can also form complexes with neutrophils but little is however known about platelet and platelet-neutrophil responses in bacterial infection. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS We added isolates of Gram-positive… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026928


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