Phagocytic activity of neutrophils improves over the course of therapy of diabetic foot infections

Top C., Yidiz S., Oencuel O. , Qydedi T., Cevikbas A., Soyogul U. G. , ...More

JOURNAL OF INFECTION, vol.55, no.4, pp.369-373, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jinf.2007.06.003
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INFECTION
  • Page Numbers: pp.369-373


Aims: The aim of this study was to investigate changes in phagocytic activity of neutrophils of type 2 diabetic patients with foot infections over short treatment courses. The potential utility of the phagocytic index in determining the efficacy of treatment modalities and it's relationship with metabolic control parameters were evaluated.