neopterin


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ne·op·ter·in

(nē-op'tĕr-in),
A pteridine present in body fluids; elevated levels result from immune system activation, malignant disease, allograft rejection, and viral infections (especially as in AIDS).
[neo- + G. pteron, wing, + -in]

neopterin

/ne·op·ter·in/ (ne-op´ter-in)
1. a pteridine derivative excreted at elevated levels in the urine in some disorders of tetrahydrobiopterin synthesis, certain malignant diseases, viral infection, and graft rejection.
2. any of a class of related compounds.

ne·op·ter·in

(nē-op'tĕr-in)
A pteridine present in body fluids; elevated levels result from immune system activation, malignant disease, allograft rejection, and viral infections (especially as in AIDS).
[neo- + G. pteron, wing, + -in]
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Many clinical and laboratory markers have been used to estimate the progression of the disease like HIV related symptoms, Plasma HIV RNA load, p24 Antigen assay, depletion of CD4 counts, Total lymphocyte count, Haemoglobin levels, Body Mass Index, serum Albumin levels, neopterin levels, cutaneous anergy, elevated levels of b2 microglobulin, etc.
the infected and clinical-chemical laboratory tests on the following parameters must be able to be processed by the offered system: hiv, hepatitis a, hepatitis b, hepatitis c, syphilis, neopterin, toxoplasmosis, ebv (epstein-barr virus), cytomegaly, ferritin, cholesterol, gpt (alt), total white, un, creatinine.
Effect of sepsis and cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass on plasma level of nitric oxide metabolites, neopterin, and procalcitonin: Correlation with mortality and postoperative complications.
Role of C-reactive protein, procalsitonin and neopterin in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis.
Therefore, many studies have been conducted on other inflammatory markers such as interleukins, TNF-alpha, and neopterin cytokines (2-4).
Accordingly, in a recent study of stable IHD patients treated with atorvastatin, plasma concentrations of NT-proBNP, neopterin, lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)], and soluble receptor for advanced glycation end-products (sRAGE) were predictive of major cardiovascular events, whereas LDL-cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, triglycerides, hs-CRP, adiponectin, cystatin C, Lp-PLA2, monocyte chemotactic protein-1, matrix metalloproteinase-9, myeloperoxidase, osteopontin, soluble CD-40 ligand, sICAM-1, and soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 (sVCAM-1) were not (55).
Serial measurement of serum cytokines, cytokine receptors and neopterin in Leprosy patients with reversal reactions.
CXCL13 and neopterin concentrations in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with Lyme neuroborreliosis and other diseases that cause neuroinflammation.
Intestinal inflammation measured by fecal neopterin in Gambian children with enteropathy: association with growth failure, Giardia lamblia, and intestinal permeability.
Shikha, "Gingival crevicular fluid levels of neopterin in healthy subjects and in patients with different periodontal diseases," Journal of Periodontology, vol.
This assumption is confirmed by the evidence that the level of AOPP in plasma correlates with markers of monocyte activation, such as neopterin and TNF-[alpha] [28].