Evaluation of Changes in Immune System of Operating Room Personnel by Measurement of Urinary Neopterin Concentrations

Baydar M., Capan Z., GİRGİN G. , BAYDAR T. , Sahin G.

PTERIDINES, vol.22, no.1, pp.13-17, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/pteridines.2011.22.1.13
  • Title of Journal : PTERIDINES
  • Page Numbers: pp.13-17


Today it is known that neopterin is mainly produced by activated macrophages and a marker of immune activation and macrophage activity. Increased neopterin concentrations are observed in diseases related to cellular immunity including occupational pathologies.