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Descriptor English:   Endotoxemia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Endotoxemia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Endotoxemia 
Synonyms English:   Endotoxemias  
Tree Number:   C01.539.757.100.275
C01.539.861.375
C23.550.470.790.500.100.275
Definition English:   A condition characterized by the presence of ENDOTOXINS in the blood. On lysis, the outer cell wall of gram-negative bacteria enters the systemic circulation and initiates a pathophysiologic cascade of pro-inflammatory mediators. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coordinate IM with specific bacterial infection heading (IM) or specific bacterium (IM) if precoordinated bacterial infection heading is not in MeSH; do not use /blood to cover -emia
See Related English:   Shock, Septic
 
History Note English:   97 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   32929 
Unique Identifier:   D019446 

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