bacillemia


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bacillemia

 [bas″ĭ-le´me-ah]
the presence of bacilli in the blood.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bac·il·le·mi·a

(bas'i-lē'mē-ă),
The presence of bacilli in the circulating blood.
[bacillus + G. haima, blood]
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bacillemia

A rarely used term for the presence of rod-shaped bacilli in the circulation, which may be either:
(1) Gram-negative sepsis—sepsis by coliform, usually gram-negative rod-shaped bacilli; or
(2) Bacteraemia.
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bac·il·le·mi·a

(bas'i-lē'mē-ă)
The presence of gram-negative or gram-positive rod-shaped bacteria in the circulating blood.
Synonym(s): bacillaemia.
[bacillus + G. haima, blood]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012