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Referring to bacterial infections that make pus.
pyo- +"Ž -genic
Although majority of the cultures from the pus aspirated are positive, a negative culture does not exclude pyogenic abscess.
This rapidly growing, pedunculated lesion is a pyogenic granuloma.
Miliaria pustulosis (a complication of miliaria rubra) occurs when the sweat is infected with pyogenic bacteria and turns to pus.
Streptococcus, Staphocococcus, and bowel bacteria are the primary pyogenic organisms.
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