Sepsis is a complication caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection, which can cause organ failure and death. Healthcare providers can help prevent sepsis and improve early recognition of sepsis. Think sepsis, time matters.
✯ Cell infected with HIV. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of HIV particles (red/orange) budding from the membrane of a host cell. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) attacks CD4+ T-lymphocytes (specialised white blood cells), which are crucial in the body's immune system. It enters the cell and makes many copies of itself, which then destroy the cell as they emerge through its membrane. This severely weakens the immune system, causing AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).✯
Poisonous Blood/Tainted Blood: The user has poisons in their blood which the user can use against their opponent or when threatened. They can choose to release their poisonous blood when physically cutting themselves to ooze of their blood. If someone where to touch via skin contact or inhale the smell of this blood, the person will severely damage their internal organs and literally causes skin to be infected.
[INFOGRAPHIC] Endotoxemia is a serious condition resulting from the presence of endotoxin in a horse's blood. It has several causes, ranging from retained fetal membranes after foaling to colic to skin infections. No matter the origin, endotoxemia can lead to shock, laminitis, and even death. Learn more in our step-by-step visual guide, brought to you by TheHorse.com and Plasvacc USA! #horses #horsehealth #endotoxemia
Babesia microti in a thin blood smear stained with Giemsa. Babesia sp. cannot be identified to the species level by morphology alone; additional testing, such as PCR, is always recommended. Note the tetrad form in this image.