Complications of Bacteremia
Complications list for Bacteremia:
The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources
for Bacteremia includes:
See also the symptoms of Bacteremia and Bacteremia: Introduction.
Complications of Bacteremia:
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)
You may also want to research other symptoms
in our Symptoms Center.
Complications of Bacteremia are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are
caused by Bacteremia.
In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Bacteremia and complications
of Bacteremia is unclear
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