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what could get in your blood stream and cause septic shock?

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Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Sepsis: Any bacteria/mold/ fungus/ parasite. The blood is sterile and compromise of its sterility is a risk factor for developing septic shock.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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