The Role of Cytokines in the Functional Activity of Phagocytes in Blood and Colostrum of Diabetic Mothers

@inproceedings{Fagundes2013TheRO,
  title={The Role of Cytokines in the Functional Activity of Phagocytes in Blood and Colostrum of Diabetic Mothers},
  author={Danny Laura Gomes Fagundes and Eduardo Luz{\'i}a França and Glilciane Morceli and Marilza Vieira Cunha Rudge and Iracema de Mattos Paranhos Calderon and Adenilda Cristina Hon{\'o}rio-França},
  booktitle={Clinical & developmental immunology},
  year={2013}
}
Immune response changes induced by diabetes are a risk factor for infections during pregnancy and may modify the development of the newborn's immune system. The present study analyzed colostrum and maternal and cord blood of diabetic women to determine (1) the levels of the cytokines IFN- γ and TGF- β and (2) phagocytic activity after incubation with… CONTINUE READING