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Causes of Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome

Primary Cause of Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome

The primary cause of Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome is the result:

  • of transmission of an infectious agent by another person by one or more of the following: saliva, air, cough, fecal-oral route, surfaces, blood, needles, blood transfusions, sexual contact, mother to fetus, etc.

Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome:

Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome. Our database lists the following as having Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome as a complication of that condition:

Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome as a symptom:

Conditions listing Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome. Our database lists the following as having Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome as a symptom of that condition:

What causes Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome?

Causes: Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome: Streptococcus bacterial infection often from a wound or bruise.
The source of streptococcus, when identified, is most often the site of a minor wound or bruise. (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Related information on causes of Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome may be found in:

 

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