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But a much more serious and very rare strain of vibriosis, called Vibrio vulnificus, can cause wound infections or primary septicemia, a bloodstream infection characterized by blistering skin lesions and fever, the CDC reports.
Other members of the family include species that cause rabies and the fish disease viral hemorrhagic septicemia.
The two most common types of meningococcal infections are meningitis and septicemia.
Other illnesses such as lumpy skin disease and hemorrhagic septicemia have also been reported.
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Origin and Etymology of septicemia
First Known Use: circa 1860See Words from the same year
SEPTICEMIA Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of septicemia
septicemicor chiefly British septicaemic play \-ˈsē-mik\ adjective
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