Clinical features

Most present with high fever (above 40 °C) in a seriously sick patient, although pneumococcal septicemia occasionally presents without high fever. The risk of pneumococcal septicemia is greatest in the first 3 years of life, although it continues, albeit at a lesser level, throughout life. There are no reliable incidence figures in adults for Streptococcus pneumoniae, Hemophilus influenzae type b, or Salmonella, although there is a clinical impression that septicemias tend to be due to either Pneumococcus or Salmonella.

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