toxic shock


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syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus

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[USPRwire, Wed Aug 14 2019] Toxic Shock syndrome is a rare life threatening disease caused by staphylococcal or streptococcal exotoxins.
[ClickPress, Tue May 14 2019] The global market for Toxic Shock syndrome treatment Market is highly consolidated with very few players operating in the global space.
The syndrome can also be caused by group A Streptococcus (strep) bacteria. Possible signs and symptoms of toxic shock syndrome include sudden high fever, low blood pressure (hypotension), vomiting or diarrhea, rash resembling a sunburn, confusion, muscle aches, redness of eyes, mouth and throat, seizures, headaches, dizziness, fainting.
Deplano et al., "Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus toxic shock syndrome," Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol.
His illness was managed clinically as toxic shock syndrome.
She called the burns unit at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital for a second opinion when she feared things were not right - and doctors there immediately suspected toxic shock.
Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a toxin-mediated acute life-threatening illness, usually precipitated by infection with either Staphylococcus aureus ( S.
In a heartbreaking message posted on Facebook, they said: "Natasha died of toxic shock syndrome the first time that she used tampons.
After losing her little girl Carol launched a leaflet and poster campaign to raise awareness of toxic shock syndrome.
Mr Whittaker recorded a verdict of unnatural death from Toxic Shock Syndrome, caused by Staphylococcal Enterotoxin A.
THE mum of toxic shock victim Samantha Mitchelson is preparing to pursue a complaint against doctors.
A NORTHUMBERLAND girl died from "toxic shock" - a condition that kills just three people a year in the UK - an inquest was told.
It provides rapid fragmentation to avoid the risk of infection and toxic shock syndrome.
The same phenomenon is true for a disorder known as Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS).
But then you worry yourself silly about toxic shock syndrome (TSS).