bacterial infection


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bacterial infection

[bak′tir·ē·əl in′fek·shən]
(medicine)
Establishment of an infective bacterial agent in or on the body of a host.
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The second model assessed the adjusted effect on hospitalization costs after controlling for characteristics of the patient, inpatient course of stay, hospital, and bacterial infection type.
The study concludes that NEATstik can help clinicians identify lung disease patients with bacterial infections or who are at risk of getting worse in the next 12 months.
The 28-day mortality rate was 9% in the group with serious bacterial infection, significantly higher than the 2% rate in the group with other causes of their systemic inflammatory response syndrome.
The result suggested that the concentration of CRP in patients with bacterial infection was much higher than that of control.
As mentioned earlier, the clinical symptoms of viral and bacterial infection overlap significantly, making decisions regarding antibiotics difficult.
Sometimes, a bacterial infection will occur as a "secondary" infection, meaning that you were infected with a virus first and then a bacterial infection followed.
The outcome variable was the development of bacterial infection during the first week after TACE and/or RFA.
Conclusion: Levels of CRP in combination with PCT is a reliable index for determining the existence of bacterial infection, which is of great clinical guidance significance to the treatment and prognosis assessment of AECOPD patients.
The results suggest that, while bacterial infection is common in influenza patients, only about a quarter of patients are likely to be infected.
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