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Are people with HIV susceptible to sepsis?
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: May be
Pneumcoccal sepsis/pneumonia and salmonella bacteremia were two illnesses seen in HIV infected people especially in the pre-therapy era.

In brief: May be
Pneumcoccal sepsis/pneumonia and salmonella bacteremia were two illnesses seen in HIV infected people especially in the pre-therapy era.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
Palliative Care
In brief: Very much so!
Because their immune systems don't work normally, people with HIV are more likely to develop sepsis from an infection.

In brief: Very much so!
Because their immune systems don't work normally, people with HIV are more likely to develop sepsis from an infection.
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Yes
If the infection is not under control.
If HIV is well treated and viral load undetectable, cd4 count normal, then the risk is less.

In brief: Yes
If the infection is not under control.
If HIV is well treated and viral load undetectable, cd4 count normal, then the risk is less.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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