Origin of pus
OTHER WORDS FROM puspuslike, adjective
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Infection can last two to four weeks, and monkeypox can spread when viral material from pus makes contact with open wounds, or through short-lived respiratory droplets.There’s a second case of monkeypox in the US this year—but don’t freak out|Hannah Seo|November 18, 2021|Popular-Science
With inoculation, pus from an infected person was gathered, either in a small vial or by passing a string through one of the sores, and then passed through an open cut in a healthy subject.Mandatory immunization for the military: As American as George Washington|Gillian Brockell|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
However, because every person at that time had an understanding of the power of disease, unprotected troops engaged in desperate attempts at home self-innoculations using pus from the oozing sores of infected friends and neighbors.As U.S. COVID-19 Deaths Top the Civil War’s Toll, We're Repeating Disease History|Rachel Lance|August 14, 2021|Time
In some cases people inhaled the dried scabs of smallpox lesions or rubbed or injected pus from smallpox lesions into a healthy person’s scratched skin.Vaccine hesitancy is nothing new. Here’s the damage it’s done over centuries|Tara Haelle|May 11, 2021|Science News
Variolation was often done using pus from an infected person’s pox that doctors inserted into a cut.Wearing a mask could protect you from COVID-19 in more ways than you think|Kat Eschner|September 10, 2020|Popular-Science
Swelling, pus, the whole shebang; an angry reaction that lasted weeks.
Various scratches and cuts line her arms and face; a pus-filled abscess burns on her right arm.
At that point, Tyson had become a scavenger spewing bile and pus.
It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.
When at all abundant, pus forms a white sediment resembling amorphous phosphates macroscopically.
Pus-casts may appear if the process extends up into the kidney tubules (see Fig. 62).
In suppurations of the urinary tract pus-producing organisms may be found.
On the other hand, except in children, where the percentage is normally low, pus is uncommon with less than 80 per cent.