endotoxin shock


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en·do·tox·in shock

shock induced by release of endotoxin from gram-negative bacteria, especially Escherichia coli.
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MyD88 and Trif signaling play distinct roles in cardiac dysfunction and mortality during endotoxin shock and polymicrobial sepsis.
Lipoteichoic acid isolated from Lactobacillus plantarum inhibits lipopolysaccharide-induced TNF-a production in THP-1 cells and endotoxin shock in mice.
In this study, antibody against L-LPS has been used to interrupt the interaction between L-LPS and TLR2, instead of the risky antibiotics treatment which might lead to an endotoxin shock.