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Defects in surface defences

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DEFENCE: DISORDERED INFECTIVE FUNCTION WITH: COMPLICATION:

  • skin, mucous burns Pseud. aeruginosa membranes Staph. aureus Candida ablicans

  • desquamation, neurogenic E. coli lacrimation, bladder Proteus spp urination

  • bronchial Kartagener's Chest infections mucillary syndrome, Smoking ie Haem. influenzae ladder

  • normal broad-spectrum C. albicans bacterial antibiotics flora

Ref: Cohen J. (1993). Medicine International, 21(1), 14.

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