Toxic Shock Syndrome

Known as: TSS, Toxic Shock Syndrome, Shock, Toxic, Syndromes, Toxic Shock 
A rare acute life-threatening systemic bacterial noncontagious illness caused by any of several related staphylococcal exotoxins. It is characterized… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Streptococcus suis serotype 2 (SS2) is an important zoonotic pathogen, causing more than 200 cases of severe human… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Streptococcus suis serotype 2 (S. suis 2, SS2) is a major zoonotic pathogen that causes only sporadic cases of… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Perhaps more noteworthy than the emergence of Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (StrepTSS) is its persistence for a period of… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
An emerging theme in medical microbiology is that extensive variation exists in gene content among strains of many pathogenic… (More)
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2000
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2000
A multiplex PCR assay for detection of genes for staphylococcal enterotoxins A to E (entA, entB, entC, entD, and entE), toxic… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Twenty-one consecutive patients with streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (TSS) between December 1994 and April 1995 were treated… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
There is concern that group A streptococci, which have caused less serious infections in developed countries in recent decades… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a complex of generalized symptoms caused by a local staphylococcal infection, and a circulating… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
Toxic-shock syndrome (TSS) is believed to be caused by a toxin produced by Staphylococcus aureus. An exotoxin has been identified… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Six otherwise normal children (ages 8-16 years) have presented sporadically in 1977 with a clinically distinct syndrome of high… (More)
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