Bacteremia

Bacteremia (also bacteraemia) is the presence of bacteria in the blood. Blood is normally a sterile environment, so the detection of bacteria in the blood (most commonly accomplished by blood cultures) is always abnormal. Bacteria can enter the bloodstream as a severe complication of infections (like pneumonia or meningitis), during surgery (espec...
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bacteremia

(bak″tәr-e´me-ә) the presence of bacteria in the blood.
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bacteremia

bacteriemia noun transient presence of bacteria (or other microorganisms) in the blood
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Bacteremia

Bacteremia refers to the presence of bacteria in the bloodstream. This occurs when there is a break in the body's natural barrier, usually for two reasons: Trauma, like dental work Worsening bacterial infection Transient Bacteremia Dental work is a cause of mild bacteremia. When someone gets dental work, bacteria in the mouth can get into the bloo....
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bacteremia

bacteremia: see septicemia.
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Bacteremia

Bacteremia: The presence of live bacteria in the bloodstream. Bacteremia is analogous to viremia (the presence of a virus in the blood) and parasitemia (the presence of a parasite in the blood). Bacteremia, viremia and parasitemia are all forms of sepsis (bloodstream infection). The term 'bacteremia' was compounded from 'bacteria' and '-emia' (in t...
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bacteremia

Bacteria in the blood.
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bacteremia

Presence of bacteria in the bloodstream.
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bacteremia

Synonym for bacteraemia ... <microbiology> The presence of viable bacteria circulating in the bloodstream. ... Origin: Gr. Bakterion, haima = blood ... (11 Jan 1998) ...
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bacteremia

the presence of bacteria in the bloodstream, whether associated with active disease or not. The transient bacteremia that follows dental manipulation ... [3 related articles]
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bacteremia

Type: Term Pronunciation: bak′tēr-ē′mē-ă Definitions: 1. The presence of viable bacteria in the circulating blood; may be transient following trauma such as dental or other iatrogenic manipulation or may be persistent or recurrent as a result of infection. Synonyms: bacteriemia
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bacteremia

[n] - transient presence of bacteria (or other microorganisms) in the blood
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