Current views on the pathogenesis of fever

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Abstract

The possible chain of events in the pathogenesis of pyrogen fever is reviewed with emphasis placed on the following factors; endogenous pyrogens, prostaglandins, a central protein component. endogenous antipyretic and the changes in thermoregulatory effectors. A uniform concept cannot be formulated from the data available on the pathogenesis of fever.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-190
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Thermal Biology
Volume8
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Developmental Biology

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