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.
eMedicine: Bacteremia
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.
Wikipedia: Bacteremia
Article on this condition characterized by the presence of bacteria in the blood, its definition, causes, consequences and diagnosis.
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