Update 1991 pp 206-212 | Cite as

Is There an Analogy Between Sepsis and Strenuous Physical Exercise in the Process of Neutrophil Activation in Man: A Working Hypothesis?

  • G. Camus
  • J. Pincemail
  • M. Lamy
Conference paper
Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 14)


the plasma concentration of myeloperoxidase (MPO) [7, 8]. They found that short-term submaximal exercise was accompanied by a significant increase of MPO. Given the numerous humoral changes occurring during muscular exercise and the wide variety of stimuli capable of triggering PMN activation, the mechanisms responsible for this activation and its biological significance, if any, remain open to conjecture.


Platelet Activate Factor Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation Strenuous Physical Exercise Marathon Runner 
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  • M. Lamy

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