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Pyrogens MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pyrogens
Tree Number(s)
D27.888.569.673
Unique ID
D011749
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011749
Scope Note
Substances capable of increasing BODY TEMPERATURE and cause FEVER and may be used for FEVER THERAPY. They may be of microbial origin, often POLYSACCHARIDES, and may contaminate distilled water.
Entry Term(s)
Pyrogen
Registry Number
0
See Also
Endotoxins
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Pyrogens Preferred
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