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Toxic Shock Syndrome (cont.)

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toxic shock syndrome, TSS, toxins, staphylococcal TSS, streptococcal TSS, tampon usage, tampon use, Staphylococcus aureus, S. aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, S. pyogenes, strep throat, vaginal infection, nasal infection, strawberry tongue, rash, menstruating females, menstruating women, menstruation, period, nafcillin, oxacillin, penicillin, clindamycin, dopamine, epinephrine

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Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a toxin-mediated multisystem disease precipitated by infection with either Staphylococcus aureus or group A Streptococcus (GAS), also called Streptococcus pyogenes.

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