bacteremia bacteremia

Definition(s):

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

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Usage(s):

  • Such outbreaks could have serious consequences: recurrent middle-ear infections can impair hearing, and pneumococcus can also cause meningitis and bacteremia, an infection of the .

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  • "Our goal is to create the ontology and to apply it to predict disease genes, testing our predictions against the large collection of patient data that is being collected by the Duke Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia Group, led by Vance Fowler, with...
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Barry Smith Source: HealthNewsDigest.com

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