An elderly patient arrives in the emergency room with an extremely high fever. The doctor is concerned that he might have a systemwide disease caused by bacteria and their toxins in the circulating blood. This condition is called

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  • staphylococcemia
  • hemorrhagic fever
  • mononucleosis
  • sepsis

 

asked Jul 12, 2012 in Health Sciences by MedicalTerm ~Expert~ (3,354 points)
    

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sepsis

answered Jul 12, 2012 by MedicalTerm ~Expert~ (3,354 points)

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