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septicaemia

(US), septicemia
a condition caused by pus-forming microorganisms in the blood
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If a glass is pressed firmly on a septicaemic rash, the marks will not fade.
Coroner Michael Sheffield concluded that the cause of death was septicaemic shock and recorded a verdict of misadventure.
Pneumonic is the rarest strain, with around 2% of cases, compared with bubonic and septicaemic plague.
Other symptoms in babies can be a tense or bulging spot on the head, blotchy skin, getting paler or turning blue, refusing to feed, irritability anda high moaning cry, stiff body with jerky movements or floppy and lifeless The septicaemic rash starts off as tiny red or purple pinpricks anywhere on the body, developing into what appears to be bruises.