Sepsis is a serious medical condition that is characterized by a whole-body inflammatory state developed as a response to microbes in the blood, urine, lungs, skin or other tissues.
eMedicine: Bacterial Sepsis
Article by Burke A Cunha, MD.
Provides information and resources on this life-threatening illness.
NHS Choices: Sepsis
Provides information on this life-threatening illness caused by the body overreacting to an infection. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment.
Sepsis (Blood Poisoning)
Provides information on this dangerous medical condition, the causes, symptoms, signs, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and prevention.
Organization aiming to help patients, families and medical professionals successfully combat sepsis. Includes information on the condition, the Team Sepsis Plan and other initiatives and resources.
Encyclopedia article on this serious medical condition that is characterized by a whole-body inflammatory state due to an infection.
Encyclopedia article with information on this medical condition where viruses enter the bloodstream, including the difference between primary and secondary viremia, and between the active and passive condition.
CNN: Sepsis Can Strike, Kill Shockingly Fast
Article asking how a healthy 20-year-old Brazilian model could die so quickly from an infection. (January 29, 2009)