Oxidative stress in muscle and liver of rats with septic syndrome.


Sepsis, as infection associated to systemic manifestations, was produced in rats by cecal ligation and double perforation. Sham-operated rats were used as controls. The spontaneous chemiluminescence of rat adductor muscle and liver were measured at 6, 12, 24, and 30 h after the surgical procedure. Muscle chemiluminescence showed a maximal increase of about… (More)