Systemic response to infection. This systemic response is manifested by two or more of the following conditions as a result of infection: temperature .38 or ,36°C; heart rate .90 beats per min; respiratory rate .20 breaths per min, or pCO2, 32 mm Hg; leukocyte count .12,000 cells per ml3 or .10% immature (band) forms. Sepsis also has been defined as the presence of pathogens or their toxins in blood and other tissues.

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