enterococcemia

enterococcemia

 [en″ter-o-kok-se´me-ah]
the presence of enterococci in the blood.
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en·ter·o·coc·cem·i·a

(en'tĕr-ō-kok-sēm'ē-ă),
A blood-borne disease, occasionally leading to septicemia, caused by members of the group D streptococci, Enterococcus faecalis or Enterococcus faecium.
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