MadSci Network: Immunology

Subject: What exactly is puss?

Date: Mon May 8 20:15:07 2000
Posted by Lex Fee
Grade level: 10-12 School: Pennsbury High School
City: Fairelss Hills State/Province: PA Country: USA
Area of science: Immunology
ID: 957831307.Im

What is puss?  I mean yeah we all know it as the oozy yuck that gushes 
from an infected cut, but what is it made out of? Why does it have that 
distinct smell?  and could it ever be helpful to let a wound puss?

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