vimatics

vi medicine informatics

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Paneth cells found in the crypts of Lieberk├╝hn in the small intestine have an immunologic function in clearing pathogens such as C. difficile. Paneth cells release ╬▒-defensins (antibacterial and antifungal peptides) as well as lysozymes and tumor necrosis factor (TNF). Tx: vancomycin or fidaxomicin

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