Go to content
UR Home

Cytokine production precedes the expansion of CD14+CD16+ monocytes in human sepsis: a case report of a patient with self-induced septicemia

Blumenstein, M. ; Boekstegers, P. ; Fraunberger, P. ; Andreesen, Reinhard ; Ziegler-Heitbrock, H. W. ; Fingerle-Rowson, G.


We describe a patient with self-induced disease who presented with repeated urinary tract infection and sepsis due to intravesical and intravenous injection of feces. Sepsis occurred repeatedly such that the patient exhibited 10 bouts of fever > 40 degrees C in a single month. This bacterial challenge led to massive activation of the monocyte system with high levels of TNF-alpha, IL-6, and ...


Owner only: item control page
  1. Homepage UR

University Library

Publication Server


Publishing: oa@ur.de
0941 943 -4239 or -69394

Dissertations: dissertationen@ur.de
0941 943 -3904

Research data: datahub@ur.de
0941 943 -5707

Contact persons