focal infection


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focal infection

[¦fō·kəl in¦fek·shən]
(medicine)
Infection in a limited area, such as the tonsils, teeth, sinuses, or prostate.
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8[degrees]C or higher, 2) had cough, coryza, malaise, headache, rhinorrhea and/ or myalgias, 3) had a symptom duration of 48 hours or less, 4) absence of signs and symptoms of focal Infection (sore throat, painful cervical lymhadenopathy, exudative tonsillopharyngitis, purulant nasal discharge).
2,5) Listeriosis has been associated with a mild influenza-like illness, meningitis, meningoencephalitis, septic emia, and bacteremia, but focal infections have been rare.
Focal infections with or without bacteremia: GAS can cause focal infections, which are limited to a particular site.
XOMA is investigating rBPI-23 for use in the treatment of gram-negative sepsis and acute and chronic focal infections.
NASDAQ-NMS: XOMA) is the exclusive licensee of the patent for human therapeutic and diagnostic applications and is investigating BPI for use in the treatment of gram negative sepsis, acute and chronic focal infections and other possible clinical applications.
In addition, the accumulated date on BPI has lead XOMA to investigate potential use of this human protein in acute and chronic focal infections.
enteric (68%), Salmonella sepsis (8%), non-enteric focal infections (7%, including meningitis (0.
Bloodstream infections include infective endocarditis, primary bacteremia, and those secondary to focal infections such as pneumonia, abscesses, urinary tract infections, and osteomyelitis (4).