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What is Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome?

What is Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome?

  • Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome: A very rare, potentially fatal infection caused by toxins produced by bacteria, especially bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes. The condition is often associated with tampon use but can originate from other sources.

Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome: Introduction

Types of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome:

Broader types of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome:

How serious is Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome?

Complications of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome: see complications of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome

What causes Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome?

Causes of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome: see causes of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome

What are the symptoms of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome?

Symptoms of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome: see symptoms of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome

Complications of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome: see complications of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome

Can anyone else get Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome

Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome: Infectious Disease Specialist, Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome.
Treatments for Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome: see treatments for Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome

Name of Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome

Main name of condition: Bacterial toxic-shock syndrome

 

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