A 21-year-old member asked:
Can you become immune to sepsis?
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Pediatrics 34 years experience
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Pediatrics 37 years experience
Depends...: There are 2 vaccines given in infancy, which can greatly decrease an infant's risk of sepsis due to 1) pneumococcus and 2) hemophilus inf type b bacteria. Make sure your baby gets these vaccines, and gets them on time. The last cases i saw of these types of sepsis were during my hospital training, as the vaccines were being introduced to the public, many years ago! the bacteria are still out there.
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Last updated Dec 28, 2019
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