Preserved neutrophil response to Candida albicans stimulation in AIDS patients with candida esophagitis.

@article{Jensen1996PreservedNR,
  title={Preserved neutrophil response to Candida albicans stimulation in AIDS patients with candida esophagitis.},
  author={Tonny J Jensen and Niels Obel},
  journal={APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica},
  year={1996},
  volume={104 7-8},
  pages={591-7}
}
Polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs) and their interaction with immunoglobulins constitute a major line of defence against invading Candida albicans. The function of neutrophils, assessed by superoxide production, and the opsonizing efficacy of sera from 15 AIDS patients with esophageal candidiasis and 15 healthy control subjects were studied. When… CONTINUE READING