Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


Edited by Vijay Kumar

University of Queensland

The book entitled Sepsis will provide a great and up-to-date information in this field to students and researchers involved in sepsis research with its chapters targeting host-pathogen interaction at a metabolic level during sepsis pathogenesis, how age affects sepsis pathogenesis and its outcome in old-age population as compared to young population, sepsis-associated acute organ injury mainly targeting acute kidney injury in sepsis, and kallistatin as host-derived immunomodulatory mechanism during sepsis, along with developments in techniques required for early diagnosis of sepsis and sepsis-associated encephalitis, a devastating medical condition observed during severe sepsis. The book is written by experts in their fields associated with sepsis, a critical condition needing great medical attention.

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SepsisEdited by Vijay Kumar

Published: August 23rd 2017

DOI: 10.5772/65611

ISBN: 978-953-51-3396-4

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3395-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4695-7

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

9434 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


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1. Interaction of Host‐Microbial Metabolism in Sepsis

By Beloborodova Natalia Vladimirovna


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2. Septic Shock in Older People

By Mike Yoshio Hamasaki, Marcel Cerqueira César Machado and Fabiano Pinheiro da Silva


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3. Kallistatin in Sepsis: Protective Actions and Potential Therapeutic Applications

By Julie Chao, Pengfei Li and Lee Chao


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4. The Role of Fish Oil Feeding Rich in ω‐3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Patients with Sepsis and Septic Shock

By Vasilios Papaioannou


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5. Sepsis-associated Acute Kidney Injury

By Wiwat Chancharoenthana, Asada Leelahavanichkul and Somchai Eiam-Ong


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6. Clinical Assays in Sepsis: Prognosis, Diagnosis, Outcomes, and the Genetic Basis of Sepsis

By Alice Georgia Vassiliou, Stylianos E. Orfanos and Anastasia Kotanidou


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7. In Vivo Imaging of Septic Encephalopathy

By Yukio Imamura, Yuki Murakami, Naoya Matsumoto, Hisatake Matsumoto, Satoko Mitani, Kentaro Shimizu, Hiroshi Ogura, Takeshi Shimazu and Takashi Jin


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