Interleukin-6 appears to play a major role in both the intensity of translocation of E coli from the intestine following burn injury and the host's ability to kill translocated organisms. Improved outcome was associated with a reduction of IL-6 levels by anti—IL-6 antibody. (Arch Surg. 1994;129:1191-1197).
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Archives of Surgery|
|State||Published - Nov 1994|
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