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Activation of the cytokine network in a patient with AIDS and the recalcitrant erythematous desquamating disorder.

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An AIDS patient with the recalcitrant erythematous desquamating (RED) disorder, a presumed variant of the Staphylococcus aureus toxic shock syndrome that is characterized by relapses, skin involvement, and variable multiple-organ involvement, is described. A strain of S. aureus producing toxic shock syndrome toxin 1 was isolated from the patient, but no antibodies to this exotoxin were detectable before and during the most severe episode of the RED disorder. Levels of cytokines were measured ...

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10.1093/clinids/18.6.942

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
6
Pages:
942-945
Publication date:
1994-06-01
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Language:
English
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pubs:35785
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uuid:28ebd815-2fab-48d8-8840-cea818cda691
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pubs:35785
Source identifiers:
35785
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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