Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a potentially fatal illness caused by a bacterial
toxin. Different ... In both TSS (caused by S. aureus) and TSLS (caused by S.
pyogenes), disease progression stems fro...
(NIH, 2010). In some instances, toxic shock syndrome can affect major organs in
the body. If left untreated, complications associated with this disease include:.
Sep 15, 2014 ... According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ... Signs and
symptoms of TSS (toxic shock syndrome) develop suddenly:.
This disease made headlines in the late 1970s and early 1980s after the deaths
of several young women who were using a brand of super-absorbent tampon ...
Patients with streptococcal TSS may have both necrotizing fasciitis and myositis (
8 .... Dr. Stevens is chief, Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical ...
What should I do if I get TSS symptoms during my period? ... It is an extremely
rare (and usually preventable), but serious disease that can occur in men,
Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is caused by staphylococcal or streptococcal
exotoxins. Symptoms include high fever, hypotension, diffuse erythematous rash,
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Symptoms of toxic shock syndrome; TSS and risks of tampon use; Treatment for
Sep 3, 2014 ... Introduction. Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare but life-threatening bacterial
infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus ...
Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is a rare acute multisystemic disease caused by
toxins (such as “toxic shock syndrome toxin-1” [TSST-1], enterotoxin B,