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Bacteremia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Bacteremia
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.100
C01.757.100
C23.550.470.790.500.100
Unique ID
D016470
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016470
Annotation
coord with specific bact/infect heading or specific bacterium if specific bact infect is not in MeSH (do not use /‌blood to indicate -emia)
Scope Note
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.
NLM Classification #
WC 240
Previous Indexing
Septicemia (1966-1991)
specific bacterial infection (1966-1991)
See Also
Endotoxemia
Public MeSH Note
92; was see SEPTICEMIA 1975-91
Online Note
use SEPTICEMIA to search BACTEREMIA 1975-91
History Note
92; was see SEPTICEMIA 1975-91
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/01/02
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Bacteremia Preferred
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