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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Eyerich, K; Foerster, S; Rombold, S; Seidl, HP; Behrendt, H; Hofmann, H; Ring, J; Traidl-Hoffmann, C 
Title:
Patients with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis exhibit reduced production of Th17-associated cytokines IL-17 and IL-22. 
Abstract:
Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis (CMC) constitutes a selective inability to clear infection with the yeast Candida, resulting in persistent debilitating inflammation of skin, nails, and mucous membranes. The underlying defect is unknown. Only recently, IL-17-producing T cells have been reported to be involved in clearing Candida infections. In order to characterize T cellular immune response to Candida, we analyzed T-cell cytokine secretion to Candida antigen and mitogenic stimuli in CMC patien...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Invest Dermatol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
128 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
2640-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0022-202X 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie