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bloodstream

 [blud´ strēm″]
the blood flowing through the circulatory system in the living body. Also written blood stream.

blood·stream

(blŭd'strēm),
The flowing blood as it is encountered in the circulatory system, as distinguished from blood that has been removed from the circulatory system or sequestered in a part; thus, something added to the bloodstream may be expected to become distributed to all parts of the body through which blood is flowing.

bloodstream

also

blood stream

(blŭd′strēm′)
n.
The flow of blood through the circulatory system of an organism.

blood·stream

(blŭd'strēm)
The flowing blood as it is encountered in the circulatory system as distinguished from blood that has been removed from the circulatory system or sequestered in a part.

blood·stream

(blŭd'strēm)
Flowing blood as it is encountered in the circulatory system, as distinguished from blood that has been removed from the circulatory system or sequestered in a part; thus, something added to the bloodstream may be expected to become distributed to all parts of the body through which blood is flowing.

Patient discussion about bloodstream

Q. Yeast infection in bloodstream How to get rid of yeast infection systemically.

A. there are several treatments and medications against systemic fungal infections, yeasts included. but in order to get treated you have to go through a proper diagnosis and a Dr. should check what kind of fungus you are having and prescribe the medication that fits it. me throwing all sort of medication names won't give you anything. this has to be checked out with a blood test and a culture.

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The site of CVC insertion significantly affected blood stream infections (p-value: 0.019).
Blood stream infections were identified on basis of clinical signs of sepsis and / or positive blood cultures.
While the rates for one or more episode of blood stream infection, UTI, meningitis, and necrotizing enterocolitis were similar between the groups, the odds ratio for gram-positive bloodstream infections in the gloving group was 0.42, and the odds ratio of possible central line-associated blood stream infection--defined as one or more positive culture and a central line in place--was 0.31 in the gloving group, he commented.
The isolates from blood stream infections were more likely to produce ESBL than isolates from surgical wound infections as shown in Table 1 (blood vs wound: 14.6% vs 2.1%; OR: 8.0, 95% CI: 3.0-21.8, P < 0.0001).
When it enters the blood stream it "can very quickly leadto fatalconsequencesas it has in Amanda's case".
Commonly they cause urinary tract infections but areas sociated with blood stream, wound, bone and joint infections
This year's award highlighted the implementation of clinical practice guidelines to cut down on ventilator associated pneumonia and central venous catheter blood stream infections, the hospital said.
The liver is an easily saturated system, and fortification could cause unmetabolized folic acid to enter the blood stream, with the potential to cause a number of health problems.
Meltdown employs three forms of Yohimbine to stimulate blood flow in adipose tissue, thus causing stored body fat to be released into the blood stream and burned as energy.
We sometimes see this phenomenon with major trauma, crush injuries and so forth, where the muscle cells break down and release their enzymes into the blood stream. When muscle breakdown is extensive, a substance called myoglobin, which is similar to hemoglobin and involved in oxygen transport within the muscle, can be released into the blood stream.
When molecular level oxygen enters the blood stream, your metabolism increases and body cells are vitalized.
The reason for this is that the blood circulates through the horns and helps cool off their blood stream and thus their bodies during weather that can be in the 100s for three or four months out of the year.