septicaemia


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septicaemia

(US), septicemia
a condition caused by pus-forming microorganisms in the blood
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The BBC is going to town on storylines about sepsis and septicaemia.
Septicaemia is blood poisoning caused by the same germs that trigger meningitis.
Some 182 people in care homes died after contracting septicaemia, a type of blood poisoning.
septicaemia an infection entering the Sometimes preexisting conditions can make things like malnutrition and falls virtually impossible to avoid in the very elderly or vulnerable.
Meningitis and septicaemia can affect any one of any age, at any time.
While babies and young children are most at-risk of meningitis and septicaemia, teenagers and young adults are the next most in danger.
Deaths where septicaemia was an underlying cause also reached a record high of 1,202.
Deaths where septicaemia was mentioned as an underlying cause hit 1,202, which is also a record high and up 15 per cent on two years ago.
2007) reported the investigative cases of haemorrhagic septicaemia in villages of Uttarakhand, western Uttar Pradesh, and Delhi.
He deteriorated and ended up in Alder Hey with septicaemia.
Meningococcal bacteria can cause meningitis and septicaemia which can kill if not diagnosed early.
However, antibiotics can be started early if we pick up septicaemia earlier by clinical evaluation.