There are an increasing number of cases of sepsis annually. From 621,000 in the year 2000 to 1,141,000 in 2008, according to CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics estimate.
- Aging population
- Increasing chronic illnesses
- Increasing antibiotic resistance
- Increasing awareness and tracking of sepsis
- People are involved in more invasive procedures, organ transplants, immunosuppressive drugs, chemotherapy et al.
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