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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.
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

Insulin may reduce life-threatening bacterial infections in intensive care patients

Insulin may reduce life-threatening bacterial infections in intensive care patients

Health care-associated infections increase length of hospital stays

Health care-associated infections increase length of hospital stays

NovoSeven RT in 8 mg vial for hemophilia A or B with inhibitors receives FDA approval

NovoSeven RT in 8 mg vial for hemophilia A or B with inhibitors receives FDA approval

U.S. Department of Justice seeks permanent injunction against N.Y. food processor over listeria contamination

U.S. Department of Justice seeks permanent injunction against N.Y. food processor over listeria contamination

Cubist commences enrollment in Phase 2 study of CXA-201 for complicated intra-abdominal infections

Cubist commences enrollment in Phase 2 study of CXA-201 for complicated intra-abdominal infections

Cubist Phase 2 trial for efficacy of CXA-101 in complicated urinary tract infections meets objectives

Cubist Phase 2 trial for efficacy of CXA-101 in complicated urinary tract infections meets objectives

JANUMET results in greater blood sugar reductions in patients with type 2 diabetes compared to pioglitazone

JANUMET results in greater blood sugar reductions in patients with type 2 diabetes compared to pioglitazone

APP Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval to market Aztreonam for Injection, USP

APP Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval to market Aztreonam for Injection, USP

BGS develops new bio filters for testing E. coli, salmonella, listeria and pseudomonas in food samples

BGS develops new bio filters for testing E. coli, salmonella, listeria and pseudomonas in food samples

Lovastatin protects animals against plague

Lovastatin protects animals against plague

International Day for Fighting Infection focuses on hospital infection control

International Day for Fighting Infection focuses on hospital infection control

AHRQ: Women accounted for nearly 60% of 39.4M admissions to U.S. hospitals in 2007

AHRQ: Women accounted for nearly 60% of 39.4M admissions to U.S. hospitals in 2007

Hospital costs for treating septicemia increased from $4.1 billion in 1997 to $12.3 billion in 2007

Hospital costs for treating septicemia increased from $4.1 billion in 1997 to $12.3 billion in 2007