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How is blood poisoning (septicaemia) caught?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 34 years experience
Septicemia: Septicemia is a serious, life-threatening infection that gets worse very quickly. It can arise from infections throughout the body, including infections in the lungs, abdomen, and urinary tract. It may come before or at the same time as these infections.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Septicemia: Infection spreading from local area to generalized, if local infection is untreated or inadequately treated.
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