Septic shock: stress response mediators
Generic Clinical Sciences
Toll-like receptors are stimulated by bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, and activate NF-kB and NJK, which begin the transcription and production of cytokines.
Mediators of Stress Response in Sepsis
TNF-alpha (gram negative)IL-1 and IL-6 (gram negative), IL-8 (gram positive)