bacteremia

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Synonyms for bacteremia

transient presence of bacteria (or other microorganisms) in the blood

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Keywords: Blood stream infections, Complications, End stage renal disease, Frequency, Hemodialysis.
epidermidis among CNS isolates and third most common organism among clinical isolates of methicillinresistant Staphylococci.4 Staphylococcus haemolyticus, an emerging cause of nosocomial infection plays an important role in causing opportunistic infections related to implanted medical devices.5 The ability to form a biofilm is considered the most important virulence factor in CNS foreign device associated infections.6 Here we report a case of recurrent catheter related blood stream infection caused by S.haemolyticus.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study has found that Agile Implementation, an easy to localize and apply change methodology that enables fast, efficient, effective, scalable and sustainable implementation of evidence-based healthcare solutions, reduced central-line associated blood stream infections by 30 percent.
In this article, we assessed changes in catheter-related blood stream infections (BSIs) over five years across five regional and remote facilities, and its correlation to hand hygiene audit results and interventions implemented.
Each of these lines, while essential to provision of a consistent standard of care, poses a risk of Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI), particularly in extremely premature and low birth weight infants [1].
Active surveillance in NICU and laboratory based surveillance in Department of Microbiology was carried out to find cases of nosocomial blood stream infections. Blood stream infection was monitored prospectively by the attending pediatric staff, infection control team and clinical microbiologist.
Leuconostoc has been accepted as the etiologic agent for bacteremia, sepsis, catheter related blood stream infection, meningitis, endocarditis, brain and liver abscess, osteomyelitis, pulmonary and nosocomial infections (1,3,5-9).
Common examples of such infections may include central line-associated blood stream infection (CLABSI), surgical site infections (SSI), Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection.
Multiple Brain Abscesses in a Neonate After Blood Stream Infection with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
In the following days we also did two complicated bowel surgeries as he also had a serious blood stream infection. It was a case of toxic mega colon and it could have been fatal."
Mian volunteered to head a two-person effort to reduce central-line associated blood stream infection (CLABSI), a potentially lethal means of blood infection.
Blood stream infection by an emerging pathogen Oligella ureolytica in a cancer patient: case report and review of literature.
Blood stream infection is a severe condition that requires urgent treatment.
However, its ability to identify organisms from broth, such as blood cultures, can lead to a reduction in the turn -around time for targeted treatment of blood stream infection. Several protocols have been reported for the rapid direct detection of microbes from positive blood culture vials, including a centrifugation/washing method, a lysis solution method and a gel-based tube method (3,4,5).