- n. Plural form of endotoxin.
“Usually cause illness by producing poisons called endotoxins”
“The fluid was infected with bacteria that produce lethal endotoxins, chemicals that can cause multiple organ failure.”
“The contamination, which first came to light last month, involves endotoxins, or harmful substances released from bacteria, in peritoneal dialysis solutions sold under the names Dianeal, Extraneal and Nutrineal.”
“Patients who receive medicine containing endotoxins risk having their immune system react against the endotoxins, causing inflammation, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and possibly fever.”
“Baxter still believes this is the problem but hasn't eliminated the endotoxins, spokeswoman Erin Gardiner said.”
“The European agency also said Baxter "will temporarily shut the manufacturing area in order to replace the majority of components of the manufacturing process to remove endotoxins from the production line at the Castlebar plant.”
“The mat of bacteria in your gut exudes endotoxins that control your physiology.”
“As the bacteria thrive over the course of a day, the endotoxins build.”
“The endotoxins exuded are cell - wall constituents that are sort of like pheromones or germ sweat.”
“More recent evidence for this phenomenon comes from studies on cotton and livestock workers, who are constantly breathing endotoxins, a component of bacterial cell walls that causes swelling of lung tissue.”
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