Research questions and objectives

  • Systematic acquisition, analysis and dissemination of information on incidence and prehospital/inhospital course of Purpura fulminans, (possible long-term follow up) and its relation to infectious agents (e.g. meningococcemia, streptococcus etc.)
  • Systematic acquisition, analysis and dissemination of information on current management of PF (sepsis bundles and replacement strategies – protein C, AT, etc.)
  • Systematic acquisition, analysis and dissemination of information on outcomes (morbidity, mortality) of PF with current management strategies, stratified for use or non-use of protein C