Toxic Shock Syndrome is most often caused by staphylococcal bacterial toxins, but streptococcal bacteria can cause a similar illness.

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eMedicine: Toxic Shock Syndrome
Article by Vicken Y Totten, MD, MS, FACEP, FAAFP.
eMedicineHealth: Toxic Shock Syndrome
Overview, causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.
Kids Health: Toxic Shock Syndrome
There are two different types of toxic shock syndrome, the original toxic shock syndrome (TSS) caused by staphylococci and a newer type called streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS).
Mayo Clinic: Toxic Shock Syndrome
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Features cause, risks, complications, prevention, and treatment.
The Merck Manual: Toxic Shock Syndrome
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Toxic Shock Syndrome Information Service (TSSIS)
Provides both members of the public and medical professionals with factual information on this rare but very serious illness.
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