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He and his colleagues are still studying how this change alters the ability of the reticuloendothelial system to capture the mutant phage.
Thrombocytopenia is caused by hemodilution, sequestration of damaged platelets by the reticuloendothelial system, and consumption associated with normal hemostatic processes after surgery.
sibthorpioides extract on the phagocytotic activity of the reticuloendothelial system, the index of blood clearance was measured with Indian ink as the granular foreign body.
Soft tissue tumors constitute a highly heterogeneous group of tumors arising from the nonepithelial extraskeletal tissue of the body, exclusive of the reticuloendothelial system and glia.
The major effect of the Bcg gene is to modulate the growth rate of these diverse pathogens in cells of the reticuloendothelial system of the mouse during the preimmune phase of the infection (33).
White Blood Cell and Reticuloendothelial System Disorders: cervical lymphadenopathy, eosinophilia
Both haptoglobin and hemopexin ultimately deliver heme to the cells of the reticuloendothelial system, activating another protective process.
After the host is infected by varicella zoster virus (VZV) via droplets, VZV completes 10 to 21 days of an incubation period in respiratory mucosa and reaches the lymph nodes and reticuloendothelial system after primary viremia.
19) Although microorganisms gaining access to the blood in this setting are usually cleared by the reticuloendothelial system, they may settle and multiply in various body sites and tissues including bones.
Infections in these patients localize to the viscera rather than the skin, and parasites are found throughout the reticuloendothelial system.
Arab] induces irreversible sickling of red cells (6, 7), which are hemolyzed or cleared through the reticuloendothelial system.
Visceral leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease of the reticuloendothelial system characterized by fever, hepatosplenomegaly, anemia and leukopenia, and progressive weakness and emaciation, which can result in death if left untreated.