Sepsis News

  • Norepinephrine Shortage Tied to Increase in Septic Shock Deaths A shortage several years ago of norepinephrine used to treat septic shock was tied to an increase in deaths among patients with the condition, a new study shows.
  • Vaccine Cuts Pneumococcal Bacteremia by 95% Routine immunization with the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) has reduced pneumococcal bacteremia by 95%, increasing the importance of three other bacterial infections in toddlers, researchers say.

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