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Sepsis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sepsis
Tree Number(s)
C01.757
C23.550.470.790.500
Unique ID
D018805
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018805
Annotation
SEPSIS SYNDROME see SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE SYNDROME is also available
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.
Entry Term(s)
Blood Poisoning
Bloodstream Infection
Poisoning, Blood
Pyaemia
Pyemia
Pyohemia
Septicemia
Severe Sepsis
Previous Indexing
Septicemia (1966-1994)
specific infection (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note
1995; for SEPTICEMIA see SEPTICEMIA 1966-2006
History Note
1995
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/05/23
Revision Date
2020/02/06
Sepsis Preferred
Pyemia Related
Septicemia Related
Severe Sepsis Narrower
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