Role of nutritional immunity in bacterial peritonitis

B. W. Loggie, E. J. Hinchey

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Iron is essential for Escherichia coli DNA synthesis. Hypoferremia may be an important host defense mechanism. This hypothesis of nutritional immunity was examined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)64-65
Number of pages2
JournalSurgical Forum
VolumeVOL. 36
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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