Toxic Shock Syndrome (Tss)

The toxic shock syndrome (TTS) is caused by staphylococcus or streptococcal exotoxins. The symptoms consist of high fever, hypotension, diffuse erythematous rash and multiple organ failure, which can move rapidly into serious and difficult to treat shock. The diagnosis is made clinically and by cultural detection of pathogens. The therapy includes antibiotics, intensive care and immunoglobulins. TSS is caused by exotoxin-producing cocci. Staphylococcus aureus strains of the phage group 1…

September 3, 2018