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

  • 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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  • Julie Gerberding in ABC News
    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... Barry Smith http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Smith_(ontologist)&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEjQjT4bCQli-g_tcLWpaprVsW7gA HealthNewsDigest.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/Science_220/To_Fight_Infectious_Disease_Medical_Research_Turns_To_Philosophy.shtml&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNERuDt8LuvNdrjsb6dn-Ba5_BCW4w Jan 14, 2009 7489 10737 bacteria Is the patient himself highly infectious? Fortunately, in this case, he's probably not," CDC Director Dr. Julie Gerberding said. "But the other piece is this bacteria is a very deadly bacteria. We just have to err on the side of caution."

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