Dennis Stevens

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Toxin-mediated infections (toxic shock syndrome)

1. Description of the problem Any staphylococcal infection may be associated with toxic shock syndrome. Classically, staph TSS has been associated with either tampon use in menstruating females or associated with surgical site infections, particularly those associated with surgical packing materials. Any group A streptococcal infection may be associated with strep TSS, though necrotizing infections…

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