bacteriemia


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bac·te·re·mi·a

(bak'tēr-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
[bacteria + G. haima, blood]

bacteriemia

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]
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La bacteriemia relacionada con el cateter (BCR) se esta convirtiendo en el principal factor limitante para el uso de los mismos.
Se recogieron datos clinicos y sociodemograficos de la historia clinica del paciente: edad, sexo, etiologia de la insuficiencia renal, tipo de cateter, localizacion, presencia de bacteriemia y agente infeccioso.
La tasa de incidencia de bacteriemia se calculó como el No bacteriemias / días de seguimiento * 1000.
El tipo de acceso vascular influye directamente en el riesgo de presentar episodios infecciosos y representa el factor de riesgo mas importante en el desarrollo para bacteriemias e infecciones; es de menor riesgo en las fistulas arteriovenosas, seguidas de las protesis endovasculares, los cateteres tunelizados y los cateteres no tunelizados (2).
Toxicity and bacteriemia are found in this last stage along with the formation of metastatic abscesses, and abscess complications such as septic shock, endocarditis, myocarditis, pericarditis, pneumonia, lung and brain abscess, renal failure, rhabdomyolysis, and compartment syndrome may develop.
Although in neutropenic and immunocompromised patients Aeromonas-type bacteria generally lead to uncomplicated bacteriemia with an unknown focus of infection, various skin and soft tissue infections have also been observed (1).
Portal vein thrombosis secondary to Klebsiella oxytoca bacteriemia.
Most isolates were from primary skin and soft tissue infections, with some cases of bacteriemia and at least five cases of necrotizing pneumonia (2,3,9,11,12).