toxic shock

  1. syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus; characterized by fever and diarrhea and nausea and diffuse erythema and shock; occurs especially in menstruating women using highly absorbent tampons
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  • The symptoms of toxic shock syndrome include high fever, a rash, vomiting and low blood pressure.
  • Research trauma state of mononuclear cell gene expression: a serious trauma often leads to fatal sepsis and toxic shock.
  • The names of some are notoriously well-known: Ebola, HIV/AIDS, and the organisms responsible for toxic shock syndrome and legionnaire's disease.
  • The symptoms of toxic shock syndrome include high fever, a rash, vomiting and low blood pressure.
  • The synthetic materials used in tampons, such as rayon (bleached by chlorine), contain carcinogenic substances like dioxin, and have been known to cause toxic shock syndrome.
  • We report a fatal case of toxic shock syndrome in a 14 year old girl associated with minor day case dermatological surgery.
  • High absorbency tampons left in the vagina for a long time have been associated with a dangerous illness called toxic shock syndrome.
  • Figure 1: Itgam-deficient mice have more production of proinflammatory cytokines when challenged with TLR ligands and are more susceptible to endotoxic shock. Naturejobs - All Jobs
  • Stein B, Pfenninger E, Grunert A, Schmitz JE, Hudde M. Influence of continuous haemofiltration on haemodynamics and central blood volume in experimental endotoxic shock. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • Alarmingly, since the 1980s S. pyogenes has been identified to be globally responsible for a class of emerging, life threatening, invasive infections including the "flesh-eating" disease, necrotizing fasciitis, septicemia, and the excretion of the pyrogenic exotoxin-associated toxic shock syndrome PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
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