PMID: 3203726Dec 1, 1988

Phagocytosis of bacterial aggregates by granulocytes

European Journal of Epidemiology
F GaldieroM Galdiero


A study was conducted on the granulocytic phagocytosis of bacterial aggregates obtained under ideal environmental conditions. For the strains studied, aggregation was favored by low salt concentrations, low pH and temperatures between 30 degrees C and 40 degrees C. Our results show that the phagocytic capacity of granulocytes depends on the type and size of these aggregates. Those formed by a smaller number of cells are more easily phagocytized than the larger ones.


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