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septicaemia

(ˌsɛptɪˈsiːmɪə) or

septicemia

n
(Pathology) a condition caused by pus-forming microorganisms in the blood. Nontechnical name: blood poisoning See also bacteraemia, pyaemia
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek sēptik(os) septic + -aemia]
ˌseptiˈcaemic, ˌseptiˈcemic adj

septicemia, septicaemia

blood poisoning caused by pathogenic microorganisms and their toxic products in the bloodstream. — septicemic, septicaemic, adj.
See also: Poison
blood poisoning caused by pathogenic microorganisms and their toxic products in the bloodstream. — septicemic,septicaemic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.septicaemia - invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
sepsis - the presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
childbed fever, puerperal fever - serious form of septicemia contracted by a woman during childbirth or abortion (usually attributable to unsanitary conditions); formerly widespread but now uncommon
pyaemia, pyemia - septicemia caused by pus-forming bacteria being released from an abscess
toxaemia, toxemia - blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
fowl cholera - an acute diarrheal disease (especially of chickens) caused by the microorganism that causes hemorrhagic septicemia
shipping fever, shipping pneumonia - a deadly form of septicemia in cattle and sheep; involves high fever and pneumonia; contracted under conditions of exposure or exhaustion (as often happens when the animals are shipped to market)
Translations

septicaemia

septicemia (US) [ˌseptɪˈsiːmɪə] Nsepticemia f

septicaemia

[ˌsɛptɪˈsiːmiə] nsepticémie fseptic tank nfosse f septique

septicaemia

, (US) septicemia
nVergiftung fdes Blutes, Septikämie f (spec)

septicaemia

septicemia (Am) [ˌsɛptɪˈsiːmɪə] nsetticemia
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The septicaemic cases were those without either signs of pneumonia or buboes.
Out of the reported cases, 882 were classified as pneumonic plague, 221 were bubonic and 1 was septicaemic.
Several studies have shown that automated blood system was cost-affective, rapid and reliable method for the detection of pathogens in blood samples of septicaemic patients as compared to conventional culture systems.
Prevalence of extended spectrum 2lactamase producing Gram negative bacteria in septicaemic neonates in a tertiary care hospital.
J Prevalence of extended-spectrum [beta]-lactamase producing Gram negative bacteria in septicaemic neonates in a tertiary care hospital.
On postmortem, besides the generalized septicaemic lesions, severe lesions of enteritis accompanied with focal necrotic lesions in the mucosa of the small intestine were prominent in majority of the cases.
Septicaemic rash: Patients with septicaemia MAY also develop a rash.
ESBL strains have been reported previously in septicaemic and ICU patients from the same hospital.
It turned out that he was septicaemic as a result of an infected, gangrenous middle toe.