Bacteremia is the presence of bacteria in the blood. The immune response to the bacteria can cause sepsis and septic shock.
CDC: Actinomyces odontolyticus Bacteremia
Article with information on this condition and two case reports. [PDF]
eMedicine Pediatrics: Pneumococcal Bacteremia
Article by Martha L Muller, MD.
Provides an overview, differential diagnoses and workup, treatment, medication and follow-up.
Emerging Infectious Diseases: Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia, Australia
Study on the growing prevalence of this common cause of bloodstream infections, including both MRSA and MSSA bacteremia.
Merck Manual: Bacteremia
Provides information on this condition which may have metastatic or systemic consequences, its etiology, pathophysiology, symptoms and signs, diagnosis and treatment.
Article on this condition characterized by the presence of bacteria in the blood, its definition, causes, consequences and diagnosis.
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