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Descriptor in English: Sepsis
Descriptor in Spanish: Sepsis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sepse
Descriptor in French: Sepsie
Entry term(s): Blood Poisoning
Blood Poisonings
Poisoning, Blood
Poisonings, Blood
Pyaemia
Pyaemias
Pyemia
Pyemias
Pyohemia
Pyohemias
Sepsis, Severe
Septicemia
Septicemias
Severe Sepsis
Tree number(s): C01.757
C23.550.470.790.500
Scope note: Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.
Annotation: SEPSIS SYNDROME see SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE SYNDROME is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 1995
DeCS UI: 32031
Descriptor UI: D018805
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/05/23
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Sepsis - Preferred
Concept UI M0028155
Scope note Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.
Preferred term Sepsis
Severe Sepsis - Narrower
Concept UI M0494585
Scope note Sepsis associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection.
Preferred term Severe Sepsis
Entry term(s) Sepsis, Severe
Pyemia - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0526933
Scope note Septicemia caused by pyogenic microorganisms (e.g., STAPHYLOCOCCUS; BACILLUS), resulting in the formation of secondary foci of SUPPURATION and multiple ABSCESSES.
Preferred term Pyemia
Entry term(s) Pyaemia
Pyaemias
Pyemias
Pyohemia
Pyohemias
Septicemia - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0019666
Scope note Systemic disease associated with the presence of pathogenic microorganisms or their toxins in the blood.
Preferred term Septicemia
Entry term(s) Blood Poisoning
Blood Poisonings
Poisoning, Blood
Poisonings, Blood
Septicemias



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