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What is Sepsis?

What is Sepsis?

  • Sepsis: The presence of pathological micro-organisms in the blood.
  • Sepsis: the presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Sepsis: Introduction

Types of Sepsis:

Types of Sepsis:

Broader types of Sepsis:

How serious is Sepsis?

Complications of Sepsis: see complications of Sepsis
Survival rate for Sepsis: 29.01% of cases of sepsis resulted in death in the US 2000-2002 (Patient Safety in American Hospitals, Health Grades 2004)

What causes Sepsis?

Causes of Sepsis: see causes of Sepsis
Risk factors for Sepsis: see risk factors for Sepsis

What are the symptoms of Sepsis?

Symptoms of Sepsis: see symptoms of Sepsis

Complications of Sepsis: see complications of Sepsis

Can anyone else get Sepsis?

More information: see contagiousness of Sepsis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Sepsis

Sepsis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Sepsis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Sepsis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Sepsis: see treatments for Sepsis
Research for Sepsis: see research for Sepsis

Name and Aliases of Sepsis

Main name of condition: Sepsis

Class of Condition for Sepsis: bacterial

Sepsis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Sepsis:


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