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How common is septicemia as complication for a bacterial infection?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Not common

In most cases, bacterial infections do not cause sepsis.

In brief: Not common

In most cases, bacterial infections do not cause sepsis.
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Depends

What bacteria, what type of infection, in whom? Septicemia means bacteria multiplying in the bloodstream. It can potentially occur in almost any form of bacterial infection but is not easily predictable.

In brief: Depends

What bacteria, what type of infection, in whom? Septicemia means bacteria multiplying in the bloodstream. It can potentially occur in almost any form of bacterial infection but is not easily predictable.
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