How does the inflammatory mediators and receptors differ in infectious and noninfectious systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)?

Updated: May 07, 2018
  • Author: Lewis J Kaplan, MD, FACS, FCCM, FCCP; Chief Editor: Michael R Pinsky, MD, CM, Dr(HC), FCCP, FAPS, MCCM  more...
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The inflammatory mediators and receptors associated with infectious insults (ie, septic shock) are the same as those linked to noninfectious insults (ie, trauma, inflammatory conditions, ischemia).


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