Inflammation and mediators of lung injury.

  title={Inflammation and mediators of lung injury.},
  author={R. Wes Leid and Kathleen A. Potter},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice},
  volume={1 2},
This article covers the major pathways involved in acute inflammation in mammals with a particular emphasis on their relevance to the bovine species. It focuses on the potential and proven contributions of these systems to pulmonary defense mechanisms and lung pathology. The article also points out what is known and where gaps in our information exist as well as promising areas for research in the coming years.