Almost any virus can cause sepsis. The number of documented sepsis cases due to viral infections is small (~1%). However, the role viral infections play in sepsis cases may be understated.
The AMR Challenge is a way for organizations around the world to collaborate in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. When the challenge launched, bioMérieux made three commitments to the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
“I thought of sepsis with elderly patients and immunocompromised patients, but that’s just not true,” said Meyers. “It can happen to you; it can happen to your daughter; it can happen to a perfectly healthy individual; it can happen to anyone.”
Find your way through a scenario where your child’s case of the flu leads to pneumonia and sepsis. At critical points, you must make choices about what you would do—and just like in real life, the decisions you make can change your ultimate outcome. Be honest with your answers—what would you really do in this …