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How likely is sepsis with bird flue infection?

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

Bird flu is a virus and will not cause sepsis.
If there is a superinfection with a bacteria, sepsis might or might not happen.

In brief: Not likely

Bird flu is a virus and will not cause sepsis.
If there is a superinfection with a bacteria, sepsis might or might not happen.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Sepsis?

Human infection with the highly pathogenic h5n1 avian influenza virus is quite serious with a 50% or so case fatality rate associated with severe respiratory disease and viral pneumonia.

In brief: Sepsis?

Human infection with the highly pathogenic h5n1 avian influenza virus is quite serious with a 50% or so case fatality rate associated with severe respiratory disease and viral pneumonia.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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