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Sepsis is a serious illness. It happens when your body has an overwhelming immune response to a bacterial infection. The chemicals released into the blood to fight the infection trigger widespread inflammation. This leads to blood clots and leaky blood vessels. They cause poor blood flow, which deprives your body's organs of nutrients and oxygen. In severe cases, one or more organs fail. In the worst cases, blood pressure drops and the heart weakens, leading to septic shock.

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  1. Sepsis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Sepsis is a serious illness. It happens when your body has an overwhelming immune response to a ... weakens, leading to septic shock. Anyone can get sepsis, but the risk is higher in People with ...
  2. Sepsis neonatorum; Neonatal septicemia; Sepsis - infant ... and certain strains of streptococcus, may cause neonatal sepsis. Early-onset neonatal sepsis most often appears within ...
  3. Sepsis Questions and Answers (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... to... Añadir en... Favorites Delicious Digg Google Bookmarks Sepsis Questions and Answers What is sepsis? Sepsis is an illness that affects all parts ...
  4. Sepsis (Nemours Foundation)  
    About Sepsis Sepsis is when the immune system responds to an infection by attacking the body's own organs and ... getting worse, not better. Back Continue Causes of Sepsis Bacteria are almost always the cause of sepsis ...
  5. ... March 18, 2014, 3:30 a.m. EDT Sepsis study comparing three treatment methods shows same survival ... or the usual high-level standard of care. Sepsis affects more than 800,000 Americans annually and ...
  6. Sepsis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of General Medical Sciences)  
    NIGMS Home > Science Education > Sepsis Fact Sheet Sepsis Fact Sheet Tagline (Optional) Main Content What is sepsis? Sepsis is a serious medical condition caused by an overwhelming immune response to infection. ...
  7. JAMA Patient Page: Sepsis (American Medical Association) - PDF  
    ... of the American Medical Association JAMA PATIENT PAGE Sepsis S epsis is a medical condition in which the ... is no confirmed infectious process in SIRS. 2. Sepsis : SIRS in response to a confirmed infectious process ...
  8. Sepsis is an illness in which the body has a severe response to bacteria or other germs. ... The symptoms of sepsis are not caused by the germs themselves. Instead, chemicals the body releases cause the response. A bacterial infection anywhere ...
  9. Sepsis (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
  10. ClinicalTrials.gov: Sepsis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
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