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pyaemia

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