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The presence of bacteria in the blood.

bac′te·re′mic (-mĭk) adj.
bac′te·re′mi·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.bacteremic - of or relating to or having bacteremia
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Routine blood culture sampling of all admitted patients <15 years of age and eligible patients [greater than or equal to] 15 years of age eliminates reliance on clinical suspicion for bacteremic melioidosis.
The laboratory values of patients with pyelonephritis and urosepsis with and without bacteremia were compared and found to be significantly lower in only RDW bacteremic patients (p=0.047) (Table-II).
Other causes include meningitis, otitis media, operative infection, head trauma, and bacteremic seeding of previous subdural hematoma.[1],[2] Here, we present a rapidly progressive case of interhemispheric SDE following sinusitis.
Although carbapenem resistance itself increased three- to fivefold risk for receiving inappropriate carbapenem antibiotic therapy [9, 27] and previous studies have found that inappropriate empirical antibiotic therapy increases the mortality of patients with CRAB bacteremia and bacteremic pneumonia [9, 27, 28], our study failed to find that adequate empirical therapy benefitted the survival of patients with nosocomial A.
catarrhalis bacteremic pneumonia and a review of the literature [10].
agglomerans infections in children with 21 central venous line- (CVL-) related bacteremic episodes and 2 nonCVL-associated spontaneous bacteremic episodes over 6 years [4].
The risk factors for candidemia were assessed in this comparison, and the epidemiological characteristics of these candidemia and bacteremic patients were also evaluated.
Infected dogs become bacteremic and Leptospira organisms multiply in kidney, liver, spleen, central nervous system, ocular tissue and genital tract.
Among hospitalised patients, the incidence of bacteremic pneumonia is 25percent with a mortality rate of 20percent.
Mino-Lok is an antimicrobial solution designed to salvage and sterilise infected central venous catheters (CVCs) in bacteremic patients.
Interestingly, serotype 3 has been found to be independently associated with septic shock as well as with high mortality rates in terms of bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia (9).
[7,8] It is stated that significant risk factors for bacteremic episodes in hemodialysis patients with long-term tunneled catheters include diabetes and peripheral atherosclerosis.