Cytokines and their interactions with other inflammatory mediators in the pathogenesis of sepsis and septic shock

Authors


A. Billiau, Rega Institute, Minderbroedersstraat 10, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium.

Abbreviations:
DIC

disseminated intravascular coagulation

IFN

interferon

IL-1

IL-2, interleukin-1, interleukin-2,.

LT

lymphotoxin

PAF

platelet activating factor

PAI-1

plasminogen activator inhibitor 1

PGE2

prostaglandin E2

TNF

tumour necrosis factor.

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