sepsis

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the presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues

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This blood infection created blood clots in Hanson's extremities causing necrosis.
In healthy consumers, Pseudomonas group bacteria can enter the body through cuts, lesions and open burn wounds and may cause local infections, abscesses and blood infection.
He even stood alone in a minute of silence for toddler Sajjida who died on Sunday, claiming that she was the victim of excessive use of tear gas by police despite the Health Ministry saying she had died from a blood infection.
CHELTENHAM Festival-winning trainer Jimmy Moffatt is facing a second week in hospital in Barrow-in Furness as he continues to fight a serious blood infection, writes Graham Green.
The bug can then cause diseases such as pneumonia, bacteraemia blood infection, septicaemia and meningitis.
In another case, the Beagleys' daughter was acquitted of manslaughter after her 15-month-old daughter died of pneumonia and a blood infection.
The meeting followed a report in our sister newspaper Gulf Daily News last Thursday that up to seven babies had died at the unit in the week leading up to the Eid holidays, with at least three being the result of a blood infection apparently stalking the overcrowded unit.
Without proper treatment, dog and cat bites can lead to severe complications, including sepsis, a life-threatening blood infection sometimes resulting from MRSA infection.
Neonatal sepsis, also called "sepsis neonatorum" or "neonatal septicemia", is a blood infection that occurs on infants younger than 90 days.
Porphyria, lupus syndrome, cellular immune deficiency, polycythemia, blood infection, twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, coagulation problems and hemochromatosis.
Early intervention will also reduce the risk of blood infection bacteraemia following a patient's surgery.
But a bacterial blood infection, pneumonia and a series of strokes led to her death.
Svendsen died Friday of a blood infection at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
We haven't found any abnormality in the child, there are some signs of high blood sugar, and a slight blood infection, but that is being controlled so that he can get on with his normal life in a few more days," Narciso Perez Bravo, the hospital director, said.
Angela McManus had been staying with her mother who was recovering from a blood infection.