Rheumatism may be thought of, with respect to arthritic inflammation caused thereby, as a sort of pyemia.
"Lameness of the Horse" by John Victor Lacroix
This last condition is seen in pyemia (blood poisoning).
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Micrococci (staphylococcus) which produce inflammation and suppuration; also pyemia.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Pyemia as an infectious disease.
"The Century of Columbus" by James J. Walsh