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According to the Minnesota Department of Health, one of the children was hospitalized with septicemia, a blood infection, and osteomyelitis, a bone infection, the FDA said.
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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SEPTICEMIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of septicemia for English Language Learners
medical : a dangerous infection of the blood
medical Definition of septicemia
septicemicor chiefly British septicaemic play \-ˈsē-mik\ adjective
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