Septic shock, systemic inflammatory response syndrome


and multiple organ failure caused by infections correlate with high mortality. In infections with gram-negative bacteria, these systemic inflammatory responses are caused by lipopolysaccharide (LPS), the major component of the outer membrane. LPS triggers the production of various cytokines (TNF-a , IL-1b and IL-6 etc.), chemokines (IL-8 and monocyte… (More)


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@inproceedings{Galanos2002SepticSS, title={Septic shock, systemic inflammatory response syndrome}, author={Chris Galanos}, year={2002} }