pyemia


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pyaemia

, pyemia
blood poisoning characterized by pus-forming microorganisms in the blood

pyemia

[pī′ē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
A disease state due to the presence of pyogenic microorganisms in the blood and the formation, wherever these organisms lodge, of embolic or metastatic abscesses.
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Con la etiologia bacteriana de la sepsis establecida para finales del siglo XIX muchos conceptos sobre las bacterias ya hacian parte de textos de cirugia y patologia; terminos como pyemia, infeccion purulenta, infeccion putrida, septicemia, sepsis quirurgica y fiebre traumatica se utilizaban indistintamente para la condicion sistemica que, hoy sabemos, deriva de la invasion de bacterias tras la colonizacion de una herida (57).
If infections such as "pyemia," or "pus in the blood," occurred, the mortality rate was over 90 percent [3].
* It causes furunculosis, cellulitis, pyemia, pneumonia, osteomyelitis, endocarditis, suppuration of wounds, toxic shock syndrome, and food poisoning.