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  • Equine Strongylosis - Infection of horses with parasitic nematodes of the superfamily STRONGYLOIDEA. Characteristics include the development of hemorrhagic nodules on the abdominal peritoneum.
  • Leukemia Lymphoma Virus Antigens, Human T Cell - Antigens associated with the DELTARETROVIRUS; HTLV-I ANTIGENS and HTLV-II ANTIGENS belong to this group.
  • Chars - Various fish of the family SALMONIDAE, usually smaller than salmon. They are mostly restricted to cool clear freshwater. Some are anadromous. They are highly regarded for their handsome colors, rich well-flavored flesh, and gameness as an angling fish. The genera Salvelinus, Salmo, and ONCORHYNCHUS have been introduced virtually throughout the world.
  • Over, Crossing (Genetics) - The reciprocal exchange of segments at corresponding positions along pairs of homologous chromosomes by symmetrical breakage and crosswise rejoining.
  • Difference, Just-Noticeable - The smallest difference which can be discriminated between two stimuli or one which is barely above the threshold.
  • Alpha-Peroxidase - An enzyme isolated from horseradish which is able to act as an antigen. It is frequently used as a histochemical tracer for light and electron microscopy. Its antigenicity has permitted its use as a combined antigen and marker in experimental immunology.
Severe sepsis is caused by a severe infection of some type, and it is the underlying infection process and the fact that one or more internal organs are not functioning properly as a result of the infection and the body’s response to it. A body wide inflammatory response and organ dysfunction or failure can lead to septic shock if not treated immediately. Many people die every single year as a result of severe sepsis. Severe sepsis may also be diagnosed when a severe infection causes tissue hypoperfusion as well. If sepsis is not treated immediately or the treatment is not effective this can lead to severe sepsis, and the kidneys, heart, and other internal organs may fail. Eventually septic shock can set in, and this complicates treatment even further. Even after the cause of the infection is eliminated the sepsis process can continue. The organ dysfunction that occurs during severe sepsis can cause permanent organ damage or even complete organ failure and death.