Sudden infant death syndrome: a toxic response.

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)

Causes of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) remain elusive. Much of the current literature points to an infectious cause with a role for proinflammatory cytokines and septic shock in stimulating an overwhelming response in an infant. This article reviews the literature and possible causes of this devastating condition.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Blood-Siegfried, J

Published Date

  • May 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 300 - 308

PubMed ID

  • 11235438

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-9812

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1079-0713

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00044067-200005000-00012


  • eng