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Endotoxemia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Endotoxemia
Tree Number(s)
C01.757.100.275
C01.861.375
C23.550.470.790.500.100.275
Unique ID
D019446
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019446
Annotation
coordinate with specific bacterial infection heading or specific bacterium if precoordinated bacterial infection heading is not in MeSH; do not use /‌blood to cover -emia
Scope Note
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.
NLM Classification #
WC 240
Previous Indexing
Endotoxins (1966-1996)
Septicemia (1966-1996)
Shock, Septic (1968-1996)
Toxemia (1966-1996)
See Also
Shock, Septic
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Endotoxemia Preferred
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