diplococcemia

dip·lo·coc·ce·mi·a

(dip'lō-kok-sē'mē-ă),
The presence of diplococci in the blood; used especially in referring to Neisseria meningitidis (meningococci) in circulating blood.

diplococcemia

A nonspecific term for the finding of diplococcal bacterial forms in the general circulation; meningococcemia is the preferred term, with diplococcemia little used in the working medical parlance.

diplococcemia

(dĭp″lō-kŏk-sē′mē-ă) [″ + kokkos, berry, + haima, blood]
The presence of diplococci in the blood.