exogenous pyrogens

ex·og·e·nous py·ro·gens

drugs or substances that are formed by microorganisms and induce fever. Among the latter are lipopolysaccharides and lipoteichoic acid.

ex·og·e·nous py·ro·gens

(eks-oj'ĕ-nŭs pī'rō-jenz)
Drugs or substances that are formed by microorganisms and induce fever. Among the latter are lipopolysaccharides and lipoteichoic acid.

ex·og·e·nous py·ro·gens

(eks-oj'ĕ-nŭs pī'rō-jenz)
Drugs or substances that are formed by microorganisms and induce fever.
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Fever production in response to exogenous pyrogens is believed to be mediated mostly by cytokine prostaglandin pathways, and neural input is important in the early phases of fever (9).