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Septicemia is a disease caused by the spread of bacteria and their toxins in the bloodstream. Also called blood poisoning and toxemia.
Antimicrobial therapy can prevent occurrence of pneumococcal septicemia

Antimicrobial therapy can prevent occurrence of pneumococcal septicemia

Time-lapse imaging reveals how antimicrobial treated surfaces kill superbugs in two hours

Time-lapse imaging reveals how antimicrobial treated surfaces kill superbugs in two hours

Study finds increase in deaths from preventable illness in Delhi, despite investments in health care

Study finds increase in deaths from preventable illness in Delhi, despite investments in health care

First symptoms of meningitis

First symptoms of meningitis

PCT screening could be promising tool to help shorten hospital stays, reduce costs for sepsis patients

PCT screening could be promising tool to help shorten hospital stays, reduce costs for sepsis patients

Pennsylvania hospitals reduce mortality rates for ten common health conditions, new report reveals

Pennsylvania hospitals reduce mortality rates for ten common health conditions, new report reveals

PinnacleHealth, Pennsylvania leaders launch new campaign to help combat sepsis

PinnacleHealth, Pennsylvania leaders launch new campaign to help combat sepsis

Lipopeptides released by staphylococci play key role in triggering septicemia

Lipopeptides released by staphylococci play key role in triggering septicemia

New technology can help in rapid diagnosis and treatment of sepsis

New technology can help in rapid diagnosis and treatment of sepsis

Structures on surface of pneumococci determine bacteria’s ability to cause meningitis

Structures on surface of pneumococci determine bacteria’s ability to cause meningitis

Scientists explore effects of physiological fluid shear on dangerous type of Salmonella

Scientists explore effects of physiological fluid shear on dangerous type of Salmonella

Millions of older adults make infectious disease-related emergency department visits each year

Millions of older adults make infectious disease-related emergency department visits each year

Scientists reveal major players in severe muscle damage caused by sepsis

Scientists reveal major players in severe muscle damage caused by sepsis

Breakthrough research suggests that female sex hormone may save lives on the battlefield

Breakthrough research suggests that female sex hormone may save lives on the battlefield

New technique supplies faster resistance results, can benefit patients with blood poisoning

New technique supplies faster resistance results, can benefit patients with blood poisoning

Researchers reveal how toxins turn healthy proteins into poison to disrupt immune response

Researchers reveal how toxins turn healthy proteins into poison to disrupt immune response

Leading microbiologist warns of killer fungi’s increasing threat

Leading microbiologist warns of killer fungi’s increasing threat

Periods of extreme heat associated with increased hospitalization risk for older adults

Periods of extreme heat associated with increased hospitalization risk for older adults

Roche announces launch of cobas Liat System for on-demand testing in different settings

Roche announces launch of cobas Liat System for on-demand testing in different settings

Treatment guidelines lacking for Ebola patients, say infectious diseases experts

Treatment guidelines lacking for Ebola patients, say infectious diseases experts