Polymorphisms in MBL2 increase susceptability for infectious complications in polytrauma patients

M. Bronkhorst, E. Van Lieshout & P. Patka
Objective: Despite innovations in systematic approaches towards treatment in the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit, polytrauma patients still have a high risk for developing infectious complications. Mannose Binding Lectin (MBL) is an important pattern recognition molecule in the innate immune[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]