Immunological aspects of immunodeficiency diseases part 64

Immune 3

 

PHAGOCYTE DEFICIENCIES

Neutrophils are the principal circulating phagocyte. During inflammation, neutrophils become activated and migrate into the tissues where they ingest, kill, and digest invading bacteria and fungi. Neutrophil function can be deficient because of a reduction in the number of circulating  neutrophils (neutropenia) or due to inherited defects in neutrophil function, which are rare disorders.

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