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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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Besides shedding cells into the bloodstream, the placenta deposits cells into this mucus plug, notes Simpson.
This pairing creates a larger molecule that takes longer than the receptor alone to break down, allowing the receptor hybrid to persist in the bloodstream for days instead of hours.
fluorescens bloodstream infection in a woman aged 51 years with breast cancer.
fluorescens * bloodstream infection ([dagger]) diagnosed during February 4, 2005-March 31, 2006, and 2) who had received treatment at a clinic known to have used the contaminated flush before it was recalled.
fluorescens bloodstream infection had already been diagnosed after a positive blood culture, and in others, blood cultures were negative for patients who had known exposures to the contaminated flush and later had onset of bloodstream infection symptoms.
Twenty-two (79%) patients were treated with oral antibiotics; some received antibiotics when bloodstream infection was suspected because of clinical symptoms (especially if they had been to an emergency department) or when they had a positive blood culture.
fluorescens bloodstream infection continues at the Michigan and South Dakota clinics described in this report.
Editorial Note: This report describes the first known cases of substantially delayed bloodstream infections (i.e., 84-421 days) after exposure to a contaminated intravenous solution.
The number of infected helper T cells in the bloodstream declined precipitously, to undetectable levels.