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Who is most at risk for acquiring sepsis?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem answered

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The young, the elderly, and the immunocompromised.

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Dr. Rada Ivanov answered

Specializes in Pulmonary Critical Care

People with undeveloped or compromised immune systems such as babies, patients with aids, patients receiving chemotherapy or immunosuppressive drugs such as steroids, or immune therapy for collagen vascular diseases, patients with end-stage renal disease or systemic diseases, or the very old, to name a few.

Answered Oct 2, 2012

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