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TOXEMIA, SEPTICEMIA; PYEJMIA
Category: Infectious Diseases
Toxemia refers to the group of symptoms and
lesions caused by the presence in the blood of toxins (poison) usually
resulting from bacterial growths.
Septicemia refers to the condition caused by the presence in the blood of
bacteria (microbes) as well as toxin.
Pyemia refers to the same condition as septicemia with the development of
fresh places of suppuration.
Sapremia is a septic intoxication, the result of the absorption of toxins.