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can a heavy growth of escherichia coli get in your blood stream and cause septic shock?

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Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Bacteremia: Any bacteria that gets into the bloodstream can cause septic shock.
Answered on Jun 23, 2018

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