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But the findings add to evidence that "sleep, like fever, may represent a basic host defense mechanism," contend Michael Irwin, a psychiatrist at the San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and his coworkers.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa has become an important cause of infection, especially in patients with compromised host defense mechanisms.
Dvorak and colleagues (18) concluded more than 35 years ago that host defense mechanisms are not impaired in patients with HS.
Dvorak and colleagues's concluded more than 35 years ago that host defense mechanisms are not impaired in patients with HS.
FGI-101-1A6 targets and eliminates only the infected cells through induction of normal host defense mechanisms.