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Septic shock: serious medical condition caused by decreased tissue perfusion and oxygen delivery as a result of infection and sepsis, though the microbe may be systemic or localized to a particular site. See detailed information below for a list of 32 causes of Septic shock, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Systemic disease associated with presence and persistance of pathogenic microorganisms or their toxins in the blood.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Shock caused by infection; frequently caused by gram negative bacteria, although some cases have been caused by other bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa; characterized by fever, chills, tachycardia, tachypnea, and hypotension.
- (Source - CRISP)
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