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What is septic pneumonia?

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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Infection plus

This is imprecise term but "sepsis" is said to exist when there are signs of a generalized inflammatory response in the body, this includes fever, elevated white cell count, rapid heart rate and respiratory rate, abnormally low blood pressure.
If the source of the infection causing this is the lung, then the patient may be said to be septic from pneumonia.

In brief: Infection plus

This is imprecise term but "sepsis" is said to exist when there are signs of a generalized inflammatory response in the body, this includes fever, elevated white cell count, rapid heart rate and respiratory rate, abnormally low blood pressure.
If the source of the infection causing this is the lung, then the patient may be said to be septic from pneumonia.
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Dr. Pradeep Singh
Family Medicine
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In brief: Bacteremia with lung

Bacterial pneumonia with bacterimia.

In brief: Bacteremia with lung

Bacterial pneumonia with bacterimia.
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