Transfer of cytokine-inducing bacterial products across hemodialyzer membranes in the presence of plasma or whole blood.

@article{Pereira1996TransferOC,
  title={Transfer of cytokine-inducing bacterial products across hemodialyzer membranes in the presence of plasma or whole blood.},
  author={Brian J. G. Pereira and S Kalyan Sundaram and Thomas William Barrett and Noreen Butt and Reuven Porat and Andrew J. King and Charles Anthony Dinarello},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  year={1996},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={394-401}
}
Cytokine production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) is a sensitive indicator of cytokine-inducing substances which may cross from contaminated dialysate into the blood compartment. The objective of this study was to compare the transfer of cytokine-inducing substances from dialysate contaminated with a culture filtrate from Pseudomonas… CONTINUE READING