Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The presence of bacteria in the blood.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of bacteraemia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The presence of bacteria in the blood.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. transient presence of bacteria (or other microorganisms) in the blood

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Examples

  • So basically she did not have at any time a raging infection, but she had an infection which initially started with what we call a bacteremia, or an invasion of blood by bacteria, which was later on controlled by antibiotics.

    CNN Transcript Mar 26, 2007

  • The bug that sparked much of this research activity is streptococcus pneumoniae, which can cause invasive pneumoccocal diseases such as a bloodstream infection known as bacteremia; and meningitis, which is an infection of the covering of the brain and spinal cord.

    Wyeth Says Newer Meningitis Vaccine Would Pack More Punch

  • "It" is bacterial infection in the blood, also called bacteremia, and it's a major part of the very serious illness called sepsis.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • It includes invasive infections such as bacteremia, sepsis, and meningitis, as well as non-invasive infections, such as pneumonia and otitis media.

    Pfizer Submits Applications to FDA and EMA for Use of its Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine, Prevnar 13®, in Adults 50 and Older - Yahoo! Finance

  • Although it can cause a variety of clinical syndromes such as bacteremia, pneumonia, endocarditis, and deep abscess formation,

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  • This Mycin expert system was designed to identify bacteria causing severe infections, such as bacteremia and meningitis, and to recommend antibiotics, with the dosage adjusted for patient's body weight.

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  • Pneumococcal disease is caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae and can result in multiple disease manifestations, including invasive infections, such as bacteremia / sepsis and meningitis, as well as pneumonia and otitis media.

    Presseportal

  • Pneumococcal disease affects both children and adults, and includes invasive infections such as bacteremia/sepsis and meningitis, as well as pneumonia and otitis media (middle ear infection).

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • Pneumococcal disease affects both children and adults, and includes invasive infections such as bacteremia/sepsis and meningitis, as well as pneumonia and acute otitis media.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • While most turn out to be minor and self-limiting illnesses, a proportion of infants have SBIs such as bacteremia, meningitis, pneumonia or urinary tract infections.

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