Activated protein C for the treatment of fulminant meningococcal septicaemia.
- Published Article
Anaesthesia and intensive care
- Publication Date
Apr 01, 2004
We report two cases of meningococcal septic shock with multiple organ failure treated with prompt administration of activated protein C. This was associated with a rapid clinical improvement and early cessation of organ support. Both patients survived to hospital discharge with no long-term sequelae.
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