The role of bacterial toxins in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Abstract

There is increasing evidence for the involvement of bacterial toxins in some cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), particularly the pyrogenic toxins of Staphylococcus aureus. This had led to the hypothesis that some SIDS deaths are due to induction of inflammatory mediators by infectious agents or their products during a period in which the infant… (More)

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@article{Blackwell2002TheRO, title={The role of bacterial toxins in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).}, author={C. Caroline Blackwell and Ann E. Gordon and Valerie S. James and Doris A C Mackenzie and M Mogensen-Buchanan and Omar El Ahmer and Osama Mohamed Al Madani and Krisztina T{\"{o}r{\"{o} and Zsuzsanna Csuk{\'a}s and P{\'e}ter S{\'o}tonyi and Donald Mackay Weir and Anthony Busuttil}, journal={International journal of medical microbiology : IJMM}, year={2002}, volume={291 6-7}, pages={561-70} }