Staphylocidal defect of polymorphonuclear leukocytes in a patient with Leprechaunism

F. Sacchi, G. Maggiore, Elena Bianchi, G. Marseglia, M. Marconi, A. G. Ugazio, A. G. Siccardi

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Abstract

A patient with the features of Leprechaunism had a severe and constant defect of bactericidal activity of his phagocytes. We suggest this abnormality might be the basis of the well known recurrence of infections in this syndrome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-90
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Pediatrics
Volume137
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1981

Keywords

  • Leprechaunism
  • Neutrophil functions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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