toxaemia


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Related to toxaemia: toxaemia of pregnancy, septicemia

toxaemia

(US), toxemia
1. a condition characterized by the presence of bacterial toxins in the blood
2. the condition in pregnancy of pre-eclampsia or eclampsia
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The babies were big, macrosomia 28 cases, footling in 7 cases and 4 of the patients had Pre-Eclamptic Toxaemia [PET] all were delivered by CS.
After two weeks of admission, the patient died due to the complication of diphtheria such as Myocarditis, and septic shock due to diphtheria toxaemia.
Few authors have reported that toxaemia is the earliest and most common neurological complication in enteric fever, but it is often under-diagnosed.
Besides the diseases included Entero Toxaemia Peste de Pestitis Ruminants (PPR), Foot & Mouth, Anthrax, Contagious Pleuro Pneumonia (CPP) in small Animals (Sheep and Goat) from nearest veterinary Hospitals/ Dispensaries/Veterinary centre in time.
coli toxaemia on day 20 were analysed using a Chi-squared analyses (using either a yes or no criteria).
61 kg), the baby was delivered by caesarean section because her mother, Lesley Brown, was suffering from toxaemia.
Medics had to carry out an emergency Caesarean on her 18-year-old mother, Caroline, when toxaemia and high blood pressure put the expectant mum's life on the line.
Risks start in ewe pregnancy, when toxaemia can be due to energy deficiency, she said.
The Ospreys are still flying high at the top after a 17-11 win over Washington Redskins and the mid-table battle between Pride of the North and Distronic Toxaemia was won 15- 9 by Distronic.
If you do become pregnant, you are 10 times more likely to have high blood pressure, and are at risk of toxaemia (a form of blood poisoning), premature birth, diabetes and urinary infections.
In addition, you should not let your guinea pig become fat as this can lead to pregnancy toxaemia.
It's called pre-eclampsia, or toxaemia of pregnancy, and causes high blood pressure, kidney disease and retention of fluid in pregnant women.