Septicemias: Symptoms,diagnosis and treatment

Septicemias: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment Septicemia occurs when organisms are actively multiplying in the blood. Many different bacteria (and a few fungi) can cause this condition. Patients suffering from these …

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Tetanus

Tetanus is a neuromuscular disease whose alternate name, lockjaw, refers to an early effect of the disease on the jaw muscle. The etiologic agent, Clostridium tetani, is a common resident …

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Poliomyelitis | Overview

Poliomyelitis | Overview Poliomyelitis  (polio) is an acute enteroviral infection of the spinal cord that can cause neuromuscular paralysis. Because it often affects small children, in the past it was …

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