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History of eczema herpeticum is associated with the inability to induce human β-defensin (HBD)-2, HBD-3 and cathelicidin in the skin of patients with atopic dermatitis

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  • T.R. Hata,

    1. Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine,
      University of California San Diego,
      9350 Campus Point Drive,
      La Jolla, CA 92037, U.S.A. and
      VA Healthcare System,
      San Diego, U.S.A
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  • P. Kotol,

    1. Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine,
      University of California San Diego,
      9350 Campus Point Drive,
      La Jolla, CA 92037, U.S.A. and
      VA Healthcare System,
      San Diego, U.S.A
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  • M. Boguniewicz,

    1. Division of Pediatric Allergy-Immunology,
      National Jewish Health,
      Denver, CO, U.S.A.
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  • P. Taylor,

    1. Division of Pediatric Allergy-Immunology,
      National Jewish Health,
      Denver, CO, U.S.A.
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  • A. Paik,

    1. Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine,
      University of California San Diego,
      9350 Campus Point Drive,
      La Jolla, CA 92037, U.S.A. and
      VA Healthcare System,
      San Diego, U.S.A
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  • M. Jackson,

    1. Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine,
      University of California San Diego,
      9350 Campus Point Drive,
      La Jolla, CA 92037, U.S.A. and
      VA Healthcare System,
      San Diego, U.S.A
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  • M. Nguyen,

    1. Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine,
      University of California San Diego,
      9350 Campus Point Drive,
      La Jolla, CA 92037, U.S.A. and
      VA Healthcare System,
      San Diego, U.S.A
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  • F. Kabigting,

    1. Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine,
      University of California San Diego,
      9350 Campus Point Drive,
      La Jolla, CA 92037, U.S.A. and
      VA Healthcare System,
      San Diego, U.S.A
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  • J. Miller,

    1. Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine,
      University of California San Diego,
      9350 Campus Point Drive,
      La Jolla, CA 92037, U.S.A. and
      VA Healthcare System,
      San Diego, U.S.A
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  • M. Gerber,

    1. Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine,
      University of California San Diego,
      9350 Campus Point Drive,
      La Jolla, CA 92037, U.S.A. and
      VA Healthcare System,
      San Diego, U.S.A
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  • D. Zaccaro,

    1. Rho Inc.,
      Chapel Hill, NC, U.S.A.
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  • B. Armstrong,

    1. Rho Inc.,
      Chapel Hill, NC, U.S.A.
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  • R. Dorschner,

    1. Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine,
      University of California San Diego,
      9350 Campus Point Drive,
      La Jolla, CA 92037, U.S.A. and
      VA Healthcare System,
      San Diego, U.S.A
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  • D.Y.M. Leung,

    1. Division of Pediatric Allergy-Immunology,
      National Jewish Health,
      Denver, CO, U.S.A.
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  • R.L. Gallo

    1. Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine,
      University of California San Diego,
      9350 Campus Point Drive,
      La Jolla, CA 92037, U.S.A. and
      VA Healthcare System,
      San Diego, U.S.A
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  • Conflicts of interest: None declared.

Tissa Hata and Richard Gallo.
E-mail: thata@ucsd.edu; rgallo@vapop.ucsd.edu

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