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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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bacteremia" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Bacteremia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 524 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 33 publications in 2008 and 2011
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.