Bacteremia D016470

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Description

The presence of viable bacteria circulating in the blood. Fever, chills, tachycardia, and tachypnea are common acute manifestations of bacteremia. The majority of cases are seen in already hospitalized patients, most of whom have underlying diseases or procedures which render their bloodstreams susceptible to invasion.   MeSH

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Endotoxemia
51 drugs (22 approved, 29 experimental)


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Phase 1 Indicated Drugs (1)

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