Disease Information for Staphylococcemia

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Low Blood Pressure
Osler's nodules/finger-tips/Osler's nodes
Signs of Poor Perfusion
Fever and Rash
Janeway Lesions (Palms/Soles)
Purpura, palpable
Rash
Tender nodules
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Toxic and Febrile Septic
Roth spots in fundi
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Fever in Neutropenia
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Severe/extensive Burns
Patient/Diabetes mellitus
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Blood/Gram-positive cocci
Microlab/Cocci on smear
Microlab/Gram positive bacteria
Microlab/Gram positive cocci
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Cold agglutinins, serum (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Acne vulgaris (acne)
Associated Disease & Complications
Carbuncle
Cutaneous abscess/subcutaneous
Endocarditis, infective
Endocarditis, right heart
Gram Positive Bacteremia
Hypotension
Metastatic staphylococcus abscess syndrome
Neonatal Sepsis Syndrome
Pneumonia, abscessing staphylococcal
Pneumonia, staphylococcus
Purpura fulminans
Shock
Staphylococcus aureus infection
Staphylococcus sepsis
Toxic shock syndrome
Acute Lymphangitis
Multiple Abscesses
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Gram positive bacteria (ex)
AGENT/Gram positive cocci (ex)
AGENT/Non-motile bacteria (example)
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Abscess tendency
Pathophysiology/Necrosis and abscess formation
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Anti-staph/synthetic penicillin
RX/Methicillin (Staphcillin)
Definition

The presence of Staphylococci in the blood.

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Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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