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2. What is the significance of the finding of thrombocytopenia in a patient with severe sepsis?
Thrombocytopenia, which frequently heralds the onset of disseminated intravascular coagulation, is an independent predictor of multiple organ failure and poor outcome (Annals of EM, Vol. 48, pg. 54).