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Mechanisms of fever in humans

@inproceedings{Ifesinachi2014MechanismsOF,
  title={Mechanisms of fever in humans},
  author={Philip Ifesinachi},
  year={2014}
}
This review examines the mechanisms of fever in humans. Persistent fever that cannot be explained after repeated routine clinical inquiries is called fever of unknown origin. Fever may be provoked by many stimuli. Most often, they are protozoans, bacteria and their endotoxins, viruses, yeasts, spirochets, immune reactions, several hormones, medications, and synthetic polynucleotides. These substances are commonly called exogenic pyrogens. Cells stimulated by exogenic pyrogens centrally affect… Expand
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