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How fast can meningococcemia cause sepsis in a healthy individual?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Hours

It can lead to death, brain or other organ injury within hours if treatment is not promptly started.
Get vaccinated!

In brief: Hours

It can lead to death, brain or other organ injury within hours if treatment is not promptly started.
Get vaccinated!
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Really fast

Within a few hours.
If you have been exposed, start Rifampin immediately.

In brief: Really fast

Within a few hours.
If you have been exposed, start Rifampin immediately.
Dr. Edward Smith
Dr. Edward Smith
Thank
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