Sepsis

Septicemia; Sepsis syndrome; Systemic inflammatory response syndrome; SIRS; Septic shock

Sepsis is an illness in which the body has a severe, inflammatory response to bacteria or other germs.

Antibodies

Antigens are large molecules (usually proteins) on the surface of cells, viruses, fungi, bacteria, and some non-living substances such as toxins, chemicals, drugs, and foreign particles. The immune system recognizes antigens and produces antibodies that destroy substances containing antigens.

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Outlook (Prognosis)

Prevention