What is COVIDSepsis?

What is COVIDSepsis?

COVIDSepsis Defined

COVIDSepis (noun): COVIDSepsis is a medical condition where the patient presents with the following conditions – coughing, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, and fever. Patients with COVIDSepsis may also have an altered mental state, difficulty breathing, reduced urine output, rapid heart rate, a weak pulse, and cold extremities. 

According to the Sepsis Alliance, “severe COVID-19 is viral sepsis.” As a result, distinguishing between whether a patient is suffering from COVID or has sepsis can be very difficult. As researchers in their research published in December of 2021 concluded:

Although the pathogenesis of COVID-19 has not been fully explained, the data obtained so far in hospitalized patients has revealed that serum cytokine and chemokine levels are high in severe COVID-19 patients, similar to those found with sepsis.

You Are Invited to Attend the Online Global Sepsis Alliance Spotlight on COVID and Sepsis

On April 27, the Global Sepsis Alliance will host the 2022 WSC Spotlight, titled WSC Spotlight: Novel Therapeutic and Diagnostic Approaches for COVID-19 and Sepsis. 

Over the course of 8 distinctive and highly relevant sessions, 40 speakers from all regions of the world will share the newest therapeutic and diagnostic approaches for COVID-19 and sepsis, covering all novel aspects of our understanding of bacterial and viral sepsis, from new methods of diagnosis and risk assessment to novel treatment modalities, and beyond.

The congress will take place entirely online and participation is free of charge, so you can join from wherever you have an internet connection.

For more information on the program, speakers, time zones, and to register for free, please visit wscspotlight.org.


For further information about COVID, Sepsis, and COVIDSepsis on the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety blog, please see “Surviving Sepsis During the COVID Pandemic” by clicking here.

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