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Bacteremia

"Bacteremia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bacteremia" by people in this website by year, and whether "Bacteremia" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 64 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2008
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