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How does sepsis affect heart function?

I have intuition that sepsis with infection can cause: spastic functioning of heart during systole heart working spontaneously in snatches during systole atrial fibrillation first contraction of ...
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Can SIRS occur without Sepsis from Infection?

I am thinking this figure It suggests me that there has to be Sepsis that infection can lead to SIRS. I am thinking particularly the pathogenesis of Cryptococcus neoformans where respiratory ...