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European Journal of Dermatology

Serum anti-oxidative reserves during cellulitis: a pilot study Article à paraître

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Auteurs
1 Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases,
2 Laboratory of Physiology,
Faculty of Medicine,
School of Health Sciences,
University of Ioannina,
Ioannina,
Greece

Cellulitis is a common, acute, non-necrotizing microbial infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues that accounts for approximately 10% of hospitalizations due to an infectious disease. Beta-hemolytic group A Streptococcus and Staphylococcus aureus are the bacterial species most commonly involved in pathogenesis [1].Due to activation of immune mechanisms to defend against pathogens, sites of infection are characterized by a tissue environment where increased oxidative stress prevails [2]. In [...]