Cytokine storms in infectious diseases

@article{Teijaro2017CytokineSI,
  title={Cytokine storms in infectious diseases},
  author={John R Teijaro},
  journal={Seminars in Immunopathology},
  year={2017},
  volume={39},
  pages={501-503}
}
The term Bcytokine storm^ has been adopted in the past several decades as a phrase to describe the aberrant production of soluble mediators and the accompanying immunopathology that ensues following severe viral and bacterial infections. However, Bcytokine storm^ was initially coined in the early 1990s to characterize the pathological condition that accompanied organ transplantation, an allogenic response to foreign tissue called graft vs host disease [1, 2]. More recently, aberrant immune… CONTINUE READING
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