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bacteraemia

The presence of bacteria in blood.

bac·te·re·mi·a

(bak'tĕr-ē'mē-ă)
The presence of viable bacteria in the circulating blood; may be transient following trauma such as dental or other iatrogenic manipulation or may be persistent or recurrent as a result of infection.
Synonym(s): bacteriemia, bacteraemia.
[bacteria + G. haima, blood]

bacteraemia

Bacteria in the circulating blood. This is often transient and is not necessarily serious. See also the more significant condition of SEPTICAEMIA.

bacteraemia

bacteria within circulating blood

bac·te·re·mi·a

(bak'tĕr-ē'mē-ă)
Presence of viable bacteria in circulating blood; may be transient following trauma such as dental or other iatrogenic manipulation or may be persistent or recurrent as a result of infection.
Synonym(s): bacteraemia.
[bacteria + G. haima, blood]

bacteraemia

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