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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
References in periodicals archive ?
'On July 7, her condition took a turn for the worse and she had difficulty breathing, she was diagnosed as having septicaemic shock secondary to right lobar pneumonia and measles with metabolic acidosis and was referred to the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital, Terengganu,' he told reporters after officiating the Simulation and Skills Training Centre at the Specialist Complex and Ambulatory Care Centre, Kuala Lumpur Hospital here today.
In chickens, FC is an acute septicaemic disease causing high morbidity and mortality or chronic infections (Glisson et al., 2008 and Furian, et al., 2016).
Prevalence of extended-spectrum [beta]-lactamase-producing Gram-negative bacteria in septicaemic neonates in a tertiary care hospital.
"We can't wait for a blood test (which takes time) in such a case, as she was a 'crashing patient' (patient who is critically ill) and was septicaemic," said the spokesman.
Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (HS) is an acute fatal, highly prevalent septicaemic disease mainly affecting buffaloes and cattle and is caused by Gram negative bacteria, Pasteurella multocida.
Al Rasheed, "Fulminant septicaemic syndrome of Bacillus cereus: three case reports," Journal of Infection, vol.
The septicaemic cases were those without either signs of pneumonia or buboes."
The PD is the septicaemic disease of young chickens while FT is disease of growing period and observed in mature birds.
Out of the reported cases, 882 were classified as pneumonic plague, 221 were bubonic and 1 was septicaemic. Another 186 cases were unspecified; however, further classification is in process.  
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.11
Agarwal, "Prevalence of extended-spectrum [beta]-lactamase-producing Gram-negative bacteria in septicaemic neonates in a tertiary care hospital," Journal of Medical Microbiology, vol.