Sentence Examples


  • Streptococci, meningococci, and Haemophilus influenzae, organisms that cause diseases such as otitis media, sinusitis, pneumonia, meningitis, osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, and sepsis, all make capsules.
  • In children, these systemic (affecting the whole body) or disseminated infections frequently affect the ends of the long bones of the arms or legs, causing a bone infection called osteomyelitis.
  • Left untreated, however, it may develop into a serious disease, including osteomyelitis (bone infection), septic arthritis (joint infection), or pneumonia.
  • The child has two or more deep-seated infections (meningitis, osteomyelitis, sepsis, or cellulitis).
  • Infections of the bones and joints leading to arthritis or osteomyelitis.