Levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines produced from cord blood in-vitro are pathogen dependent and increased in comparison to adult controls Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cytokines
  • Fetal Blood
  • Gram-Negative Bacteria
  • Gram-Positive Bacteria
  • Inflammation Mediators
  • Up-Regulation

abstract

  • Response of cord blood to microbial activators is different from that of adult controls. Each isolate of heat-killed bacteria induced different amount of pro-inflammatory cytokines in vitro. This may represent a useful in vitro virulence test.

publication date

  • September 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cyto.2007.07.004

PubMed ID

  • 17884557

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 171

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 39

number

  • 3