bacteraemia

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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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Data source: Retrospective cohort study in 598 bacteremic people
14) according to which approximately 30% of subjects with comparable clinical status were susceptible to bacteremia; this same group of subjects seemed to be repeatedly susceptible to bacteremic infections.
In summary, we describe an unusual case of S pneumoniae septic arthritis on top of hip osteonecrosis along with accompanying bacteremic pneumonia in an adult.
The complete absence of heterophils on the day that this falcon was admitted suggests that this bird was bacteremic or even septicemic.
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This organism has been increasingly reported as the etiologic agent of various human infections, including bacteremic and fatal pleuropulmonary infections.
Continued eradication was also seen in 15 of the 21 initially bacteremic patients with eradication at first follow-up.
a sepsis) documented between day 5 and day 8: two bacteremic pneumonias (Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa) and two bacteremias (Enterobacter cloacae).
This infection rate index merely calculates the number of bacteremic events based on the number of catheters used and fails to account for duration of catheter use, thus limiting the ability for interhospital comparison.
Invasive manifestations of the disease include bacteremic pneumonia (lung infection with bacteria in the blood), bacteremia (bacteria in the blood) and meningitis (infection of the tissues surrounding the brain and spinal cord).
A study conducted among children <18 years of age in Israel before introduction of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) showed that, compared with other common serotypes, serotype 1 caused more bacteremic pneumonia and peritonitis, occurred in older children and certain ethnic groups, and affected otherwise healthy children (3).
1996;128:237) and approximately 5% of young infants with UTIs also are concurrently bacteremic (Pediatrics 1999;104:79-86; J.