Fact Sheet: Toxic shock syndrome (TSS), February 23, 2015

(2015) Fact Sheet: Toxic shock syndrome (TSS), February 23, 2015. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a serious complication of infection with strains of Staphylococcus aureus that produce TSS toxin-1 (TSST-1) or strains of Streptococcus pyogenes that produce pyrogenic exotoxin A. S. pyogenes is more commonly known as group A streptococcus (GAS).

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Toxic shock syndrome, Public Health, infections
Subjects: Health and medicine > Public health > Environmental health
Health and medicine > Public health
Health and medicine
ID Code: 33169
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 29 Jul 2020 18:40
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2020 18:40
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/33169