Toxic shock syndrome

January 1979 through June 1981, 34 citations
  • 3.50 MB
  • English
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health , [Bethesda, Md.]
Septic shock -- Bibliogr
Statementprepared by Charlotte Kenton.
SeriesLiterature search -- no. 81-4
ContributionsNational Institutes of Health (U.S.), National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22416338M

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This revised edition features new illustrations and contains up-to-date statistics and research on toxic shock : Brian R. Shmaefsky. "Vostrals excellent and accessible book is the first to address Toxic Shock Syndrome. She helpfully situates it within the history of the womens health movement, which challenged TSS through Our Bodies, Ourselves and other by: 2.

Toxic Shock Syndrome [Starr, Carolina V., Hales, Ellen A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Toxic Shock Syndrome5/5(1). The Toxic Shock Syndrome Information Service (TSSIS) was set up in following a spate of heightened media interest which generated a great deal of alarmist and misleading information about Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) focused almost exclusively on menstrual TSS and tampons.

TSSIS has been recognised by both the past and presentFile Size: KB. Life-threatening infections caused by Streptococcus pyogenes (group A streptococcus) include scarlet fever, bacteremia, pneumonia, necrotizing fasciitis, myonecrosis and Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome (StrepTSS).

This chapter focuses on the clinical and epidemiological features of these infections, as well as treatment options and bacterial by: 6.

My Story: Surviving Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) Posted by fee Septem It’s important for every woman to know the symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS).

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This is a life-threatening, serious illness that develops rapidly. Here, TSS survivor Phoebee Bambury shares her real story of contracting and getting diagnosed with TSS. Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare but potentially life-threatening condition that is caused by certain strains of bacteria that produce toxins (poisons).

It can result in the failure of vital organs, such as the liver, lungs or heart. Toxic Shock Syndrome will serve as an in-depth review of TSS for researchers in the field and physicians extending their knowledge of this enigmatic staphylococcal toxemia. From inside the book.

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a disease mainly caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus lococcal TSS can be divided into 2 categories based on the causal association of infection: menstrual and nonmenstrual.

Patent Applications on Toxic Shock Syndrome Keeping Current Vocabulary Builder Chapter 5. Books on Toxic Shock Syndrome Overview Book Summaries: Federal Agencies Book Summaries: Online Booksellers The National Library of Medicine Book Index Chapters on Toxic Shock Syndrome General Home References Vocabulary Builder Chapter 6.

Multimedia on Author: James N. Parker. sordellii TSS Symptoms Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is rare, but it can be life-threatening, so it’s important to know its signs and symptoms so you can spot it and treat it quickly.

Since TSS. Get this from a library. Toxic shock syndrome. [Barbara Sheen] -- Discussion of the symptoms and effects of toxic shock syndrome as well as treatments for the condition. The organisms possess the gene tst (toxic shock syndrome toxin gene). 5 The syndrome may also result from the production of one of the staphylococcal enterotoxins.

57 These toxins appear to activate T lymphocytes with the production of various cytokines. 58 The toxic shock syndrome can also complicate wound infections with Staph. aureus. Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a condition caused by bacterial toxins.

Symptoms may include fever, rash, skin peeling, and low blood pressure. [1] There may also be symptoms related to the specific underlying infection such as mastitis, osteomyelitis, necrotising fasciitis, or pneumonia.

Chambers () Toxic Shock Syndrome, Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy, accessed 4/13/; Stevens () Toxic Shock Syndrome, UpToDate, accessed 4/13/; Venkataraman () Toxic Shock Syndrome, Medscape EMedicine, accessed 4/13/; Lappin () Lancet Infect Dis 9(5): +PMID [PubMed].

Toxic shock syndrome is a rare but serious medical condition caused by a bacterial infection.

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It is caused when the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus gets into the bloodstream and produces toxins. At just 18 years old, Katie Knight nearly died from Toxic Shock Syndrome.

TSS is a rare but life-threatening condition caused by bacteria getting into the body and releasing harmful toxins. It’s often associated with tampon use in young women, but it can affect anyone of Author: Daisy Bernard. staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome: toxic shock syndrome: Pages with "toxic" in the title are: staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome: toxic shock syndrome: toxic megacolon: toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) drugs causing toxic epidermal necrolysis: drug-induced toxic epidermal necrolysis: solitary nodular toxic goitre.

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Toxic Shock Syndrome. Discover videos, apps, websites, products, and more on a Doctorpedia website. All of our doctor-led websites are designed with patients and caregivers in mind. Toxic shock syndrome 1. Toxic shock syndrome 2. Introduction Toxic shock syndrome is a serious, life- threatening illness caused by toxins released by two specific types of bacteria, group A Streptococcus & Staphylococus aureus.

It is. Osterholm MT, Davis JP, Gibson RW, et al. Toxic shock syndrome: relation to catamenial products, personal health and hygiene, and sexual practices.

Ann Intern Med ; Schlievert PM, Tripp TJ, Peterson ML. Reemergence of staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, during the surveillance period. Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is an acute, toxin-mediated illness, like endotoxic shock, and is characterized by fever, rash, hypotension, multiorgan involvement, and desquamation.

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is an acute illness that affects multiple organ systems. It is a disorder of particular interest to obstetricians and gynecologists because it primarily affects otherwise healthy menstruating women who use tampons.

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[Brian Shmaefsky; Hilary Babcock] -- Examines the causes of toxic shock syndrome, a bacterial disease which first became widely known in the s, and discusses how the illness is transmitted on the molecular level as well as symptoms.

This book presents a case history of a patient with toxic shock syndrome, to illustrate in a clinical context essential points about the mechanisms of immunity and to explain some of the immunological problems often seen in the : Raif Geha, Fred Rosen.

Toxic shock syndrome is a medical emergency that requires prompt treatment, as it can result in the failure of vital organs, such as the liver, lungs or heart. Toxic shock syndrome featured in general public news in the early s when an epidemic occurred.

It was linked to the prolonged use of highly absorbent tampons in menstruating women. Toxic shock syndrome toxin (TSST) is a superantigen with a size of 22 kDa produced by 5 to 25% of Staphylococcus aureus isolates. It causes toxic shock syndrome (TSS) by stimulating the release of large amounts of interleukin-1, interleukin-2 and tumour necrosis general, the toxin is not produced by bacteria growing in the blood; rather, it is produced at the local site of an.

Although the exact mechanism of how tampons precipitated toxic shock syndrome was not entirely clear at the time, epidemiologists determined that superabsorbent tampons were a co-factor, thus tampon-related toxic shock syndrome became a legitimate illness. 2 Between andthere were confirmed cases of toxic shock syndrome, in Cited by: 1.Chambers () Toxic Shock Syndrome, Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy, accessed 4/13/ Stevens () Toxic Shock Syndrome, UpToDate, accessed 4/13/ Venkataraman () Toxic Shock Syndrome, Medscape EMedicine, accessed 4/13/