local infection


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local infection

An infection that has not spread but remains contained near the entry site.
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Trauma, interventional procedures, bacteremia, and local infections have also been reported as a cause [8].
Three times I have asked Mr Blair to give local infection teams the right to say a ward should be closed and three times he has refused.
Signs of local infection showed no significant difference between the two groups, (Table-III).
This protocol aimed at the controls & for the evaluation only of local infections, So, for all patients we applied similar prophylactic systemic antibiotic protocol used in our institution by means of intravenous administration of 1gm ceftriaxone intraoperative dose & 2nd 3rd dose of 1gm ceftriaxone after 12 hours gap.
The local infection can then spread into the blood and cause serious infections such as septicaemia, (blood poisoning).
Disseminated gonococcal infection follows a local infection approximately 1% to 3% of the time.
Exclusion criteria's are included local infection, open fracture, children with open physis, previous osteotomy, compromised vascularity, pathological fracture.
However, the presence of peripheral arterial disease, neuropathy or impaired leukocyte functions may reduce the local inflammatory response and classical signs or symptoms of local infection. Similarly, systemic signs of toxicity such as leukocytosis or fever may be absent or appear late, even in severe cases.
Local infection was differentiated from imported infection by interpretation of a questionnaire that is required from treating physicians before serologic testing.
Doctors said he had a "local infection" caused by a build-up of fluid.
Since the first local infection was reported in 1997, HFRS cases have occurred in all 18 districts of Beijing, with a fairly stable annual incidence since 1999.
However, this set of near matches from the database query included isolates representing several different potential local infection sources, leaving the most likely fine-scale source unclear.

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