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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.

bloodstream

the blood that flows freely through the circulatory system.

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.

bloodstream

the blood flowing through the circulatory system in the living body.

bloodstream cooling
part of cardipulmonary bypass procedures.

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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ExThera develops broad-spectrum, dialysis-like therapeutic devices to treat life-threatening bloodstream infections.
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Several risk factors have been associated with bloodstream infections among patients undergoing hemodialysis (Patel, Kallen, & Arduino, 2010).
We hypothesised that eosinopenia is a reliable marker of bloodstream infection in both hospitalised paediatric and adult patients, and conducted a case-control study to assess its diagnostic accuracy as a marker of bloodstream infection, and whether eosinopenia could give additional diagnostic information when combined with the usual conventional markers of infection such as serum CRP concentrations and neutrophil counts.
Although Mr Beighton said he smoked cannabis only at weekends, the cannabis remained in his bloodstream for some time afterwards, it was said.
0670, is expressed at the mRNA level in both procyclic (insect form) and bloodstream forms and encodes a protein (Tb670) that localizes to the monolayer lipid membrane of lipid body organelles in both procyclic and bloodstream stage parasites.
The tricky part, he adds, is separating the baby's DNA from maternal DNA that also floats in the bloodstream.
Normally, these people replace missing insulin by injecting it into their bloodstream.
They found that on average, 24% of the inhaled titanium dioxide they detected had penetrated cells throughout the lung and the bloodstream just 1 hour after inhalation.