septicaemia


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septicaemia

(US), septicemia
a condition caused by pus-forming microorganisms in the blood
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University students are at particular risk of contracting potentially fatal meningitis or septicaemia as they are likely to be mixing closely with lots of new people, some of whom may unknowingly carry the meningococcal bacteria in their nose or throat.
Vivienne Bell, from Wearside said: "I am supporting MRF's campaign because I contracted meningococcal septicaemia in May 2008 when I was 56 years old.
Meningitis and septicaemia affect around 3,200 people across the UK each year.
Usually, septicaemia arises as a result of localised infection in the body, commonly meningococcal infection.
I lost my son Spencer to meningitis and septicaemia some time ago and can well imagine the pain that all those who knew Alisha are suffering.
International charity Meningitis Research Foundation, estimates that meningitis and septicaemia affects nine people in the UK and Ireland every day.
Septicaemia nearly always happens when bacteria escape from a localised infection, such as peritonitis, meningitis or an abscess, and is more likely to occur when the immune system is weakened.
March 1, 2013 (BOR) - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is seeking additional funds from donors in order to support its work limiting the spread of Haemorrhagic Septicaemia and treating infected cattle.
AN investigation into death rates at a Bolton hospital has been launched after an independent watchdog discovered an "unusually high number" of deaths due to septicaemia, it has emerged.
The septicaemia then spread causing Steffanie to go blind.
MENINGITIS Research Foundation (MRF) is urging the public to download a free iPhone "app" that includes vital information on the signs and symptoms of meningitis and septicaemia, details of your local A&E, latest news and a selection of fundraising challenges, as well as a game challenging you to blast the meningitis bug.