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Are children more susceptible to sepsis?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Yes: Infants, children, the elderly, and the immunocompromised are more likely to get sepsis.
Dr. HENRY LEGERE
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.

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