Published in AIDS Weekly, September 29th, 2003
In a recent study from the United States, the effects of IL-15 "on human polymorphonuclear leukocyte (PMNL) activity against Aspergillus fumigatus and Aspergillus flavus were investigated."
"Pretreatment with IL-15 for two hours increased PMNL oxidative burst, as measured by superoxide anion (O2 (-)) release in response to A. fumigatus (p<0.05) but not to A. flavus," noted R.M. Winn and coauthors at the National Cancer Institute.
"However, after 22-hour, but not 2-hour, treatment with IL-15,...
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