pneumococcemia

pneumococcemia

 [noo″mo-kok-se´me-ah]
pneumococci in the blood.

pneu·mo·coc·ce·mi·a

(nū'mō-kok-sē'mē-ă),
The presence of pneumococci in the blood.
[pneumococcus + G. haima, blood]

pneumococcemia

/pneu·mo·coc·ce·mia/ (-kok-sēm´e-ah) pneumococci in the blood.

pneu·mo·coc·ce·mi·a

(nū'mō-kok-sē'mē-ă)
The presence of pneumococci in the blood.
Synonym(s): pneumococcaemia.
[pneumococcus + G. haima, blood]
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A high index of suspicion with a thorough physical examination and supportive investigations should be considered in patients with septic bursitis or pneumococcemia and persistent fever.