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By F. Ulrich Schade, Regina Flach, Thomas Hirsch, Ralph R. Schumann (auth.), Prof. Dr. Heinz Redl, Prof. Dr. Günther Schlag (eds.)

t Heinz pink! and Gunther Sch!ag Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Experimental and scientific Traumatology, Vienna, Austria The note "sepsis" derives from the Greek which means decay or rottenness. culture­ best friend this time period has been used to explain the method of an infection followed through the host's systemic inflammatory reaction. according to that realizing, past clin­ ical stories were designed to incorporate merely sufferers with confident blood cultures [1, 2]. despite the fact that, the common prevalence of a septic reaction with out the demon­ stration of microorganisms within the flow has ended in a brand new definition and less than­ status of sepsis, in most cases because the systemic reaction of the host to a regularly unde­ tectable microbiological or non-microbiological procedure [3]. the overall consensus is that cytokines are vital to the inflammatory reaction, relatively in sepsis. it truly is referred to now that not just Gram-negative but additionally Gram­ optimistic, viral, and fungal infections begin the advanced cascades of cytokine free up. the most very important element of bacterial motion is the discharge of poisonous bacterial items. particularly endotoxin from Gram-negative micro organism (see chap­ ter through Schade) and large antigens (see bankruptcy by means of Neumann and Holzmann), in addition to pore-forming pollutants [4] from Gram-positive micro organism, set off cytokine formation. the significance of this cytokine unencumber is clear from either diagnostic and thera­ peutic (mostly experimental) experiences, and the motion of cytokines could be the key to our knowing of the pathophysiology of the sepsis syndrome.

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2) [39]. In contrast to superantigen treatment, endotoxin does not induce infiltration of natural killer (NK) cells [39]. 1 T cell-deficient ~2 microglobulin knockout mice ([39] and our unpublished observations). 1 T cells produce large amounts of cytokines and express a restricted repertoire of TCRs with more than 50% of them using the SEB-binding V~8 segment [39]. In addition, following superantigen challenge the number of leukocytes increases in bronchioalveolar lavage fluid (Tab. 1) as well as in liver and kidney (our unpublished observations).

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During lethal or sublethal bacteremia in baboons, MCP-1 was released and the increase of plasma levels correlated with those of IL-8 [102]. In mice, neutralization of MCP-1 significantly increased endotoxin-induced mortality as well as serum TNF and IL-12 levels, while administration of recombinant MCP1 protein resulted in elevated IL-10 serum levels and protected mice from lethal 26 Acute lung inflammation in septic shock of the cytokine release induced by bacterial superantigens Con trol KC -_ ...

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