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Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic Shock Syndrome (or TSS) is a rare but very serious illness which can happen to anyone regardless of age, gender or race. Many people have heard quite frightening horror stories about TSS and so it seems sensible to read and learn about it so that you can implement precautions against infection. The most common [...]

November 12, 2012 More

Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome is a serious illness that occurs in response to the absorption of a bacterium called Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) into the general circulation. Most cases occur in women who are menstruating. In order for toxic shock syndrome to develop, the person must be colonized with the bacterium Staph aureus and there must be [...]

September 29, 2011 More