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Am J Med. 1979 Jan;66(1):149-53.

Leukocyte myeloperoxidase deficiency and diabetes mellitus associated with Candida albicans liver abscess.

Abstract

Reported here is a case of hereditary myeloperoxidase deficinecy in a diabetic patient suffering from a Candida albicans liver abscess. Peroxidase activity is completely absent from the neutrophils and monocytes although it is present in the eosinophils. The different forms of myeloperoxidase deficiency are discussed.

PMID:
217268
DOI:
10.1016/0002-9343(79)90507-2
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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