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Bacteremia Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Bacteremias

Networked: 6644 relevant articles (419 outcomes, 670 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Bacteremia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Vancomycin : 36 outcomes 60 studies in 462 results : FDA 23 Generic
  2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 31 outcomes 45 studies in 521 results : IBA
  3. Antibodies : 21 outcomes 9 studies in 106 results : IBA
  4. Daptomycin : 17 outcomes 24 studies in 156 results : FDA 1
  5. Gentamicins (Gentamicin) : 15 outcomes 10 studies in 109 results : FDA 63 Generic
  6. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) : 13 outcomes 7 studies in 91 results : FDA 60 Generic
  7. Antigens : 11 outcomes 7 studies in 104 results : IBA
  8. Penicillins (Penicillin) : 10 outcomes 8 studies in 121 results : FDA 1
  9. Rifampin (Rifampicin) : 10 outcomes 7 studies in 40 results : FDA 13 Generic
  10. Clarithromycin (Biaxin) : 9 outcomes 9 studies in 34 results : FDA 22 Generic
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Diseases Related to Bacteremia

  1. Infection
  2. Meningitis
  3. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
  4. Sepsis (Septicemia)
  5. Endocarditis
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Key Therapies for Bacteremia

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  1. Catheters : 50 outcomes 106 studies in 1304 results
  2. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 5 outcomes 28 studies in 280 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 5 outcomes 11 studies in 144 results
  4. Splenectomy : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 26 results
  5. Immunotherapy : 3 outcomes 1 study in 8 results
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