Recurrent pneumonitis due to Pseudomonas cepacia. An unexpected phagocyte dysfunction

D. Denney, R. H. Bigley, A. L. Rashad, W. J. MacDonald, M. J. Miller

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Abstract

Recurrent pneumonitis due to Pseudomonas cepacia (EO I) developed in a previously healthy patient. Phagocyte bactericidal, peroxide generating and nitroblue tetrazolium reducing capacities were decreased. A relatively benign history and the good health of the patient at age 22 yr set this case apart from other cases of chronic granulomatous disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)160-164
Number of pages5
JournalWestern Journal of Medicine
Volume122
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1975

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  • Medicine(all)

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