Sepsis in Mice (image) PLOS Caption Rather than from a mixture of cooperating bacteria, sepsis seems to originate from a single bacterial cell. Credit Marco R. Oggioni Usage Restrictions Please re-use with a CC-BY Creative Commons Attribution license and the image credit. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.