Bacterial infection (or toxins from bacteria) in the blood
that invade the entire body via the bloodstream.
Infection in some other body part, such as appendix,
tooth, sinus, pelvis, gallbladder or urinary tract. The
sources may also be a burn, infected wound or open
Dependent on underlying conditions, patient's health,
any delay in treatment.
Bed rest during acute illness. Resume your normal activities gradually as symptoms improve.
During acute illness, intravenous feeding is usually appropriate.