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BLOOD, kindred. This word, in the law sense, is used to signify relationship, stock, or family; as, of the blood of the ancestor. 1 Roper on Leg. 103; 1 Supp. to Ves. jr. 365. In a more extended sense, it means kindred generally. Bac. Max. Reg. 18.
     2. Brothers and sisters are said to be of the whole blood, (q. v.) if they have the same father and mother of the half blood, (q. v.) if they have only one parent in common. 5 Whart. Rep. 477.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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We analyzed the effect of gender, site of catheter insertion and etiology of end stage renal disease on exit site, tunnel and blood stream infections.
"As we went through the eight steps of Agile Implementation, we spent a lot of time involving all the players -- doctors, nurses and other clinicians as well as infection control specialists -- so they came to realize that the problem, in this case central-line blood stream infection, is a problem they want to be a part of solving.
Active surveillance in NICU and laboratory based surveillance in Department of Microbiology was carried out to find cases of nosocomial blood stream infections.
Outcome measures included the incidence of one or more episodes of blood stream infection, urinary tract infection, meningitis, and/or necrotizing enterocolitis after 72 hours.
"Our NICU team's dedication to eliminating catheter-related blood stream infections for these fragile, immune-compromised infants illustrates our mission in action."
A total of 806 consecutive non-repetitive bacterial isolates from surgical wounds (765) and blood stream infections (41) were used for this study.
"It was a streptococcus infection in her throat and, as I said, streptococcus is an extremely potent bacteria." She said the point of entry for streptococcus into the blood stream was the hole in Miss Taylor's tongue.
During the procedure, dye (a submersible) enters his blood stream. Eddies and current velocities are measured.
Of 420 blood stream infections, 16 were USA600-positive.
It aims to prevent harmful blood clots that can enter the blood stream and cause stroke in patients with abnormal heart beat, or atrial fibrillation.
The findings suggest that people suffering from conditions such as migraine, irritable bowel syndrome, fatigue and eczema would benefit from taking the test, which identifies an antibody released when the body perceives something harmful has entered the blood stream.
It causes urinary tract infections but also pneumonia, wound and blood stream infections.