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By S. Zeerleder, B. Zwart, W. A. Wuillemin, L. A. Aarden, A. B. J. Groeneveld, C. Caliez (auth.), Carl A. Burtis, Mathias M. Müller (eds.)

Advances in serious Care Testing comprises medical and laboratory experiences with regards to severely ailing sufferers related to new know-how, remedy, and alertness or interpretation of latest exams. the subject material of the e-book is of curiosity to either clinicians and laboratory scientists with quite a lot of subject matters together with irritation, an infection, rigidity, hypoxia, ischaemia, cardiology, haemodynamics, blood gases, electrolytes, hint components, nephrology, gastroenterology, haematology and new applied sciences.

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3. Swope MD, Lolis E. MIF: cytokine, hormone or enzyme? Rev Physiol Biochem Pharmaco l 1999;139:1- 32 Calandra T, Bernhagen J, Metz CN et al. MIF as a glucocorticoid- induced modulator of cytoki ne production . Nature 1995; 377:68-7 1 Beishuizen A. Imm un e-neuro-endocri ne ada pta tion in cri tical ill ness. Th esis. Vrije Universitei t 2001, Amste rdam Introduction Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) is a multifunctional mediator with pituitary hormone, macrophage-derived cytokine, and catalytic enzyme activities, which appear to be of pivotal importance to the regul ation of the host immune and inflammatory response (1, 2).

0\0). 0\2. S = survivors, NS = non- urvivors a b 26 R. ver Elst, L. Huyghens, F. Gorus Table 5. Changes in C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations at various time points versus baseline in 53 patients with acute septic shock" Patients followed over 24 hours Survivors Non-survivors P CRP at admission; mg/I. 215 change in CRP vs baseline; mg/I. 134 CRP at 120 hours; mg/I. 011 CPR at 48 hours; mg/I. (n =47: 26 S, 23 NS)b change in CRP vs baseline; mg/I. change in CRP vs baseline; % • all results are median (interquartile range); p-values are calculated by Mann-Whitney U test b missing data are due to insufficient serum sample or death of patients within 24,48 or 120 hours after onset of septic shock.

Calandra T,Bernhagen J, Metz CN, et al. 1995 MIF as a glucocorticoidinduced modulator of cytokine production. Nature. 377:68-71. Morand EF, Leech M. 1999 Glucocorticoid regulation of inflammation: the plot thickens. Inflamm Res. 48:557-560. Bernhagen J, Calandra T, Mitchell RA, et al. 1993 MIF is a pituitary-derived cytokine that potentiates lethal endotoxaemia. Nature. 365:756-759. Calandra T,Bernh agen J,Mitchell RA, Bucala R. 1994 The macrophage is an important and previously unrecognized source of macrophage migration inhibitory factor.

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