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Bacteremia

Bacteremia: Introduction

Bacteremia: An invasion of bacteria into the bloodstream. Once in the bloodstream, the infection can spread to other parts of body, producing abscesses, ... more about Bacteremia.

Bacteremia: A condition where there is the presence of bacteria in the blood. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bacteremia is available below.

Symptoms of Bacteremia

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Bacteremia: Deaths

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Bacteremia: Complications

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Causes of Bacteremia

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Disease Topics Related To Bacteremia

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Clinical Trials for Bacteremia

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Article Excerpts about Bacteremia

An invasion of bacteria into the bloodstream. Once in the bloodstream, the infection can spread to other parts of body, producing abscesses, peritonitis (inflammation of abdominal cavity), endocarditis (inflammation of the heart), or meningitis. Bacteremia may lead to sepsis or shock, causing a systemic illness with high fever, blood coagulation (thickening) and eventually organ failure. (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Definitions of Bacteremia:

Transient presence of bacteria (or other microorganisms) in the blood - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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