Which of the following is the most likely cause of the increased - ProProfs Discuss
Topics
Products
Follow Us:

Which of the following is the most likely cause of the increased susceptibility to infections in this patient? A 23-year old woman with type 1 diabetes mellitus is brought to the physician for a follow-up examination. She has a 2-year history of recurrent yeast infections. Genetic analysis shows a deficiency of myeloperoxidase.



A. Decreased oxygen consumption after phagocytosis
B. Defective neutrophil degranulation
C. Defective production of prostaglandins
D. Inability to produce hydrogen peroxide
E. Inability to produce hydroxyl-halide radicals

This question is part of NBME 13 Section 2 (50 questions)
Asked by Chachelly, Last updated: Jan 22, 2020

+ Answer
Request

1 Answer

Chachelly

Chachelly

Answered Jul 25, 2018

Inability to produce hydroxyl-halide radicals
 

Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer

Email Sent
We have sent an email to your address "" with instructions to reset your password.