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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.
Bas-Congo virus associated with acute hemorrhagic fever in Africa

Bas-Congo virus associated with acute hemorrhagic fever in Africa

PCR assay ‘superior’ to culture for neonatal sepsis, meningitis

PCR assay ‘superior’ to culture for neonatal sepsis, meningitis

Effective ketoprofen dose identified for pig endotoxins

Effective ketoprofen dose identified for pig endotoxins

Merck receives FDA approval for JANUMET XR to treat type 2 diabetes

Merck receives FDA approval for JANUMET XR to treat type 2 diabetes

Researchers investigate Avian Pathogenic E. coli strains

Researchers investigate Avian Pathogenic E. coli strains

APUA applauds FDA for acting to limit antibiotics in food-producing animals

APUA applauds FDA for acting to limit antibiotics in food-producing animals

AHRQ finds septicemia as the most costly hospital condition in 2009

AHRQ finds septicemia as the most costly hospital condition in 2009

Cubist initiates CXA-201 Phase 3 trial in complicated urinary tract infections

Cubist initiates CXA-201 Phase 3 trial in complicated urinary tract infections

Copenhagen chemist reveals mechanism behind deadly infections

Copenhagen chemist reveals mechanism behind deadly infections

Positive results from Cubist CXA-201 and CB-183,315 Phase 2 studies for complicated intra-abdominal infections

Positive results from Cubist CXA-201 and CB-183,315 Phase 2 studies for complicated intra-abdominal infections

State roundup: Daniels signs Ind. law to ban Planned Parenthood funding

State roundup: Daniels signs Ind. law to ban Planned Parenthood funding

Azithromycin holds promise for preventing BPD in Ureaplasma-infected preterm infants

Azithromycin holds promise for preventing BPD in Ureaplasma-infected preterm infants

Infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia can benefit from azithromycin therapy

Infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia can benefit from azithromycin therapy

SEIU's allegation concerning malnutrition rates is baseless, say Prime Healthcare hospitals

SEIU's allegation concerning malnutrition rates is baseless, say Prime Healthcare hospitals

Prime Healthcare Services alleges extortion campaign by SEIU

Prime Healthcare Services alleges extortion campaign by SEIU

FDA accepts Merck's JANUMET extended-release formulation NDA for type 2 diabetes

FDA accepts Merck's JANUMET extended-release formulation NDA for type 2 diabetes

HUP launches Penn Hand Transplant Program

HUP launches Penn Hand Transplant Program

AHRQ analysis finds hospital charges for patient stay averaged $18,000 per day

AHRQ analysis finds hospital charges for patient stay averaged $18,000 per day

Investigators wondering: Fraud, bad medicine or Union manuevering at Calif. hospital chain?

Investigators wondering: Fraud, bad medicine or Union manuevering at Calif. hospital chain?

First Edition: October 12, 2010

First Edition: October 12, 2010