Toxic Shock Syndrome – Introduction, Causes | Pediatric Oncall
Last Updated : 1/2/2014
Neha Bansal
What is toxic shock syndrome (TSS)?
It is a potential fatal infection resulting from a bacterial toxin.

What causes TSS?
It is caused by various organisms like Staphylococcus aureus and group A Streptococcus pyogenes.


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Neha Bansal
MBBS, KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India

First Created : 1/23/2013
Last Updated : 1/2/2014


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