Frequently asked questions

Here you can find the answer to some of the most commonly asked questions about sepsis and Sepsis Amsterdam research.

What is sepsis?

Sepsis is a life-threatening syndrome that arises when patient response to an infection causes damage to the body’s own organs.


What is sepsis Amsterdam?

Sepsis Amsterdam is a research platform associated with the Amsterdam UMC. We investigate various aspects of sepsis through fundamental and clinical research. In particular, we aim to develop a better understanding of sepsis pathophysiology and to optimise the work flow in terms of recognition and treatment.