A 21-year-old member asked:
Are children more susceptible to sepsis?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Vaccinate: Without vaccination, yes, children are more susceptible to a number of organisms that can lead to life-threatening infections. With vaccination, not so much unless the child has an immune deficiency, cf, or type i dm.
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.