MayoClinic.com: Toxic Shock Syndrome


Subject:
Women's Health , Diseases & Conditions , Toxic Shock Syndrome

Description:
Fact sheet on this "rare, life-threatening bacterial infection that has been most often associated with the use of superabsorbent tampons and occasionally with the use of contraceptive sponges." Topics include symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention. From the Mayo Clinic.

Publisher:
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/toxic-shock-syndrome/DS00221


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