Streptococcal Toxic Shock syndrome.


Streptococcal Toxic Shock syndrome (STSS) is a serious complication caused by exotoxins of Group A Streptococcus (GAS). It presents with fulminant shock and rash, is rapidly progressive with Multi-Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS) and requires aggressive therapy with fluids, antibiotics and source control. 
DOI: 10.1007/s12098-013-1272-8


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@article{Krishna2014StreptococcalTS, title={Streptococcal Toxic Shock syndrome.}, author={Vidya Krishna and Shuba Sankaranarayan and Rajakumar Padur Sivaraman and Krithika Prabaharan}, journal={Indian journal of pediatrics}, year={2014}, volume={81 9}, pages={946-8} }