Toxic Shock Syndrome
Last Updated: 2019-08-26
Toxic shock, TSS
A potential lethal disease caused by staphylococci or streptococci.
- Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) caused by staphylococci.
- Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) by streptococci.
- A distinction between the two entities is essential, as in a streptococcal-triggered TSS immediate surgical debridement is indicated in many cases.
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