UP VetAgro Sup - Lung and circulatory attacks in sepsis (APCSe)

Sepsis is defined as the generalized inflammatory response of the body associated with a serious infection (peritonitis, pneumonia, urinary tract infection, etc.) due to a bacterium, virus, parasite or fungus. The consequences are harmful for vital functions, the most severe form known as septic shock causing very high mortality despite advances in modern medicine.

The objectives of the unit are:

  • to better understand circulatory, immunological and coagulation alterations in sepsis;
  • to consider new ways to explore alterations;
  • to find new treatments.