Toxic shock syndrome. Evidence of a broad clinical spectrum.

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We evaluated various clinical and laboratory manifestations of toxic shock syndrome (TSS) in 17 menstruating females to define the spectrum of illness. Ten women had definite TSS, while seven who satisfied modified case definition criteria had probable TSS. Patients with definite TSS were younger, and symptoms developed later after onset of menstruation… (More)

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@article{Tofte1981ToxicSS, title={Toxic shock syndrome. Evidence of a broad clinical spectrum.}, author={R W Tofte and D N Williams}, journal={JAMA}, year={1981}, volume={246 19}, pages={2163-7} }