When a special poison has entered the wound at the time of its infliction or at some subsequent date, it is necessary to provide against septic conditions of the wound itself and blood-poisoning of the general circulation.
He died of blood-poisoning on the 10th of January 1848.
Hannah had to have both of her legs and arms amputated after developing blood poisoning having caught meningitis when she was three years old.
When the farmer was 10, his father got blood poisoning from an injury and died after a harrowing illness.
This bacteria can also cause blood poisoning (septicaemia) if it invades the bloodstream.