One should consult a family physician who will prescribe the required medications and take the necessary blood swabs for blood culture tests.
2. Is bacteremia life-threatening?
Yes, bacteremia can be life-threatening if not treated appropriately.
3. What kind of technique is used to detect methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
The laboratory amplification technique of PCR (polymerase-chain reaction) may be used to detect MRSA.
4. What is the relevance of red blood cell width in bacteremia patients?
Red blood cell width predicts mortality in bacteremia patients.