Blood Poisoning; Septic Shock; Septicemia 


The presence of bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues.

Cardiogenic shock is based upon an inadequate circulation of blood due to primary failure of the ventricles of the heart to function effectively. by Irwin and Rippe, Fifth Edition (2003), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ISBN 0-7817-3548-3