Hyperthermia

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Hyperthermia

Description

Hyperthermia in endotherms is a state of stressful up to lethal elevated body core temperature. In humans, the limit of hyperthermia (fever) is considered as >38.3 Β°C, compared to normothermia at a body temperature of 36.5 to 37.5 Β°C.


Reference: Laupland 2009 Crit Care Med


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Normothermia: from endotherms to ectotherms

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