Examples of sepsis in a Sentence
She was treated for sepsis of the urinary tract.
Recent Examples of sepsis from the Web
Conaway passed away in 2011 at the age of 60 from pneumonia with sepsis following a long battle with drug and alcohol addiction.
The data released Tuesday showed increases in several illnesses in 2017 that could have been linked to the storm: Cases of sepsis, a serious bloodstream infection usually caused by bacteria, rose from 708 in 2016 to 835 last year.
In 2013, Savita Halappanavar died of sepsis after being denied a termination of a miscarrying fetus in a Galway hospital, prompting the government to pass a bill allowing abortions when a woman's life is in danger.
Bush was hospitalized with sepsis, a blood infection, on Monday.
Using data from 5300 premature babies in the NICU at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Puopolo showed that those born via C-section had one-twelfth the incidence of sepsis.
Blood had stopped circulating in her legs, raising the risk of sepsis as soon as she was freed.
Doctors can have a difficult time diagnosing sepsis.
Less often, but more worrisome is that the infection can expand, such as with impetigo or cellulitis, and can seed into the bloodstream with the potential to cause sepsis.
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SEPSIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sepsis for English Language Learners
medical : illness caused by an infection in a part of the body
medical Definition of sepsis
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