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Can anyone get sepsis?
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If you encounter a virulent enough pathogen and have an immune system, you can get septic.

In brief: Yes
If you encounter a virulent enough pathogen and have an immune system, you can get septic.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Sepsis is defined as systemic inflammatory syndrome (2 or more of fever, rapid pulse, rapid breathing, elevated white blood cell count) caused by an infection.
This can occur in anyone.

In brief: Yes
Sepsis is defined as systemic inflammatory syndrome (2 or more of fever, rapid pulse, rapid breathing, elevated white blood cell count) caused by an infection.
This can occur in anyone.
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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