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bloodstream

the flow of blood through the vessels of a living body

bloodstream

[′bləd ‚strēm]
(physiology)
The flow of blood in its circulation through the body.
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ExThera develops broad-spectrum, dialysis-like therapeutic devices to treat life-threatening bloodstream infections.
In our opinion, the high mortality rate related to KPC-Kp bloodstream infections in patients with hematologic malignancies could be related to various factors.
The researchers concluded that biofilm formation in the catheter hub and internal lumen can result from bacteria transferred through a needlefree connector and that biofilm formation within the connector is the best predictor of the number of bacteria flushed into the bloodstream.
B12 is able to pass through the digestive system with relative ease and carry with it insulin, or other substances, into the bloodstream.
Warren and her colleagues found that 71 patients had a diagnosis of colorectal cancer made at the same time as or within 1 year following a bloodstream infection, for a standardized incidence ratio of 14.
The data custodians of the microbiology departments of the two study hospitals independently selected the control patients from the bloodstream infection databases in a random fashion.
Traces of cannabis in the bloodstream was a sackable offence and the firm have made this clear to employees," said Mr Robinson.
Besides shedding cells into the bloodstream, the placenta deposits cells into this mucus plug, notes Simpson.
By keeping the food out of the bloodstream for a longer period, fiber moderates sharp changes in blood sugar after meals.
When applied to a central venous catheter site, the dressing helps reduce catheter tip colonization and bloodstream infection.
WASHINGTON - The government on Wednesday approved a drug that could save tens of thousands of lives a year from sepsis - the first treatment to directly attack these overwhelming bloodstream infections.
99 percent representing a 4+ log reduction on infection-causing organisms predominantly responsible for catheter related bloodstream infections.