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Increase in National Hospital Discharge Survey Rates for Septicemia— United States, 1979-1987

JAMA. 1990;263(7):937-938. doi:10.1001/jama.1990.03440070023007.
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NCHS. Annual summary of births, marriages, divorces, and deaths: United States, 1988 . Hyattsville, Maryland: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, CDC, 1989:7. (Monthly vital statistics report; vol 37, no. (13) ).
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Systemic disease associated with the presence and persistence of pathogenic microorganisms or their toxins in the blood.

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