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Does antibiotic resistant bacteria increase incidence of sepsis?
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Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Can
Bacterial resistance is becoming prevalent as we have increased usage for even non infectious cases.
When there is confirmed resistant strain that enters into the blood stream, sepsis is a possibility as we can potentially run out of options to treat.

In brief: Can
Bacterial resistance is becoming prevalent as we have increased usage for even non infectious cases.
When there is confirmed resistant strain that enters into the blood stream, sepsis is a possibility as we can potentially run out of options to treat.
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Maybe
It may be more difficult to treat but multidrug resistant bacteria do not necessarily produce more sepsis than very sensitive ones.

In brief: Maybe
It may be more difficult to treat but multidrug resistant bacteria do not necessarily produce more sepsis than very sensitive ones.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. David Wishnew
Wound care
In brief: Antibiotics/sepsis
Yes.
As antibiotics resistance emerges, the severity and duration of bacterial illness is worse, leading to a greater risk of sepsis and adverse events.

In brief: Antibiotics/sepsis
Yes.
As antibiotics resistance emerges, the severity and duration of bacterial illness is worse, leading to a greater risk of sepsis and adverse events.
Dr. David Wishnew
Dr. David Wishnew
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