Sepsis can’t always be prevented, however treating infections quickly and effectively – or preventing them in the first place – reduces the risk of sepsis. Read more in Sepsis and Prevention.

Sepsis is related to a number of other diseases and conditions, many of which are risk factors for developing sepsis, including:

How does sepsis affect children and older adults?

Other topics related to sepsis:

 

 

Would you like to share your story about sepsis or read about others who have had sepsis? Please visit Faces of Sepsis, where you will find hundreds of stories from survivors and tributes to those who died from sepsis.