At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To check for the presence of a systemic infection
When to Get Tested?
When you have signs or symptoms of sepsis like fever, chills, feeling sick, confusion and tiredness which may develop during another illness, such as a urinary tract infection (UTI), pneumonia or a skin infection
Two or more blood samples taken from separate sites (commonly from veins in your arms)
Test Preparation Needed?
No test preparation is needed.