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Who is most at risk for acquiring sepsis?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
Immunocompromised: The young, the elderly, and the immunocompromised.
Dr. Rada Ivanov
Pulmonary Critical Care 32 years experience
See below: 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.

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