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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Eyerich, K; Rombold, S; Foerster, S; Behrendt, H; Hofmann, H; Ring, J; Traidl-Hoffmann, C 
Title:
Altered, but not diminished specific T cell response in chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis patients. 
Abstract:
Patients suffering from chronic mucocutaneous infections with the yeast Candida albicans (CMC) are discussed to have an underlying primary cellular immunodeficiency. In order to characterise cellular immunity in CMC patients, we analysed chemotaxis and myeloperoxidase (MPO) releases of neutrophils and T cell proliferation and cytokine production to Candida albicans. Patients with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis (n = 4) and healthy volunteers of same sex and similar age (n = 14) were enrolled i...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Arch Dermatol Res 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
299 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
475-81 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0340-3696 
TUM Institution:
r Dermatologie und Allergologie