called septicaemia, septicemia, bacteremia or blood poisoning, is a potentially deadly medical
condition that is characterized by a systemic inflammatory response syndrome
(SIRS). The inflammation of the entire body can be caused by the presence of
pathogenic organisms in the bloodstream.
worse very quickly. It can arise from infections throughout the body. It is
usually caused by but not limited to bacteria.
diseases, such as meningitis, epiglottitis or pneumonia, can be associated to
the sepsis. If sepsis is associated with meningococcal, it can lead to shock or