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  1. The prevention and treatment of sepsis in the immunocompromised host present a challenging array of diagnostic and management issues. The neutropenic patient has a primary defect in innate immune responses and is susceptible to conventional and opportunistic pathogens.

    • Andre C. Kalil, Steven M. Opal
    • 22
    • 2015
  2. In 2017, most intensive care units (ICUs) worldwide are admitting a growing population of immunosuppressed patients. The most common causes of pre-ICU immunosuppression are solid organ transplantation, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and infection due to human immunodeficiency virus.

    • Diana F. Florescu, Uriel Sandkovsky, Andre C. Kalil
    • 7
    • 2017
  3. May 17, 2016 · Summary Points. Early treatment of sepsis is associated with improved outcomes so that rapid diagnosis is important. The diagnosis of sepsis in critically ill patients is challenging, because it can be complicated by the presence of inflammation as a result of other underlying disease processes and prior use of antibiotics making cultures negative.

    • Jean Louis Vincent
    • 154
    • 2016
  4. Sepsis remains among the most common complications from infectious diseases worldwide. The morbidity and mortality rates associated with sepsis range from 20% to 50%. The advances in care for patients with an immunocompromised status have been remarkable over the last 2 decades, but sepsis continues …

    • Randy J McCreery, Diana F Florescu, Andre C Kalil
    • 1
    • 2020
  5. The prevention and treatment of sepsis in the immunocompromised host present a challenging array of diagnostic and management issues. The neutropenic patient has a primary defect in innate immune responses and is susceptible to conventional and opportunistic pathogens. The solid organ transplant patient has a primary defect in adaptive immunity ...

    • Andre C. Kalil, Steven M. Opal
    • Current Infectious Disease Reports
    • 2015
    • 17
  6. Jul 08, 2015 · Among 4,438 patients with Angus-positive severe sepsis at the University of Chicago between 2010 and 2012, 1,185 (26.7%) were identified as immunocompromised based on our search strategy that used ICD-9 diagnosis codes and medication data.

  7. Sep 28, 2018 · 2. Sepsis screening. Sepsis screening is reportedly associated with a decreased mortality rate18,19.The surviving sepsis campaign (SSC) guidelines of 2016, as well as those of 2012, emphasize routine screening of potentially infected patients who are likely to be septic to improve the early identification and treatment of sepsis.