Why to get tested?
To check for the presence of a systemic infection; to detect and identify bacteria or yeast in the blood
When to get tested?
When you have signs or symptoms of sepsis, which may include fever, chills, fatigue, rapid breathing and/or heart rate, and an elevated white blood cell count
What sample needed?
Two or more blood samples drawn from separate venipuncture sites, typically from different veins in your arms
What preparation I need before test?