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What is Sepsis ? - World Sepsis Day

Definition of sepsis

Sepsis is defined as a dysregulated host response to an infection (whether bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic) leading to organ dysfunction. 49 million people are affected by sepsis every year...


The Hospital and University Federation - FHU SEPSIS was created by the Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), Inserm, the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (UVSQ)...


The FHU SEPSIS relies on the collaboration between academic and industrial partners...


The goal of the RHU RECORDS, project funded by the “Programme d’Investissements d’Avenir” (PIA), is to enable the rapid detection of corticosteroid sensitivity or resistance in sepsis...

Participants in the FHU SEPSIS kick-off meeting on October 6, 2020 (Meudon)
FHU SEPSIS Annual Seminar on November 16, 2023, at the Maison de la Réanimation (Paris)

Latest publications

Corticosteroids in ARDS.
Kuperminc E, Heming N, Carlos M, Annane D. J Clin Med. 2023 May 8;12(9):3340. doi: 10.3390/jcm12093340. PMID: 37176780

Blood Purification with oXiris© in Critically Ill Children with Vasoplegic Shock.
Morin L, Charbel R, Cousin VL, Marais C, Claude C, Barreault S, Durand P, Miatello J, Tissières P. Blood Purif. 2023 Apr 27:1-8. doi: 10.1159/000530147. Online ahead of print. PMID: 37105135

Hyaluronic acid-conjugated liposomes loaded with dexamethasone: A promising approach for the treatment of inflammatory diseases.
Bohne Japiassu K, Fay F, Marengo A, Mendanha SA, Cailleau C, Louaguenouni Y, Wang Q, Denis S, Tsapis N, Leite Nascimento T, Martins Lima E, Fattal E. Int J Pharm. 2023 May 25;639:122946. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2023.122946. Epub 2023 Apr 10. PMID: 37044230