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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection.

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  • The disease eventually results in septicemia (blood poisoning), and the mortality is high.
  • At what must've been the 6th or 7th day in hospital, the word septicemia was used to describe the infection.
  • And in the next couple of days, they could develop what's called septicemia, which is a blood-borne infection which can kill very quickly.
  • In 2006, thousands of fish died from viral hemorrhagic septicemia, which is a disease that is comparable to the Ebola virus for fish. for more
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