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NK cell compartment in patients with coronary heart disease.

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BACKGROUND: Viral and bacterial infections have been considered as a risk factor for Coronary Heart Disease (CHD). NK cells, as a first line of defense against those infections, may play a role in CHD development. Thus, the main aim of our study was to determine NK cell compartment in patients with CHD undergoing coronary artery by-pass grafting. RESULTS: Ninety three patients with CHD were included into the study; the control group consisted of 49 healthy volunteers. As compared to controls...

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10.1186/1742-4933-4-3

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Journal:
Immunity and ageing : I and A
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Pages:
3
Publication date:
2007-01-01
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EISSN:
1742-4933
ISSN:
1742-4933
URN:
uuid:4618305c-52e6-4531-97f4-53358b7f2b90
Source identifiers:
400743
Local pid:
pubs:400743
Language:
English

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