Her family have now launched a campaign to warn others of the dangers posed by toxic shock syndrome
The role of drotrecogin alfa in the treatment of toxic shock syndrome
Toxic shock syndrome
: Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome
begins with flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, and muscle aches).
Doctors told her family they believed she had Toxic Shock Syndrome
, or TSS, caused by a bacteria linked to using tampons.
But a few days later, she was struck down with toxic shock syndrome
while on holiday in Tenerife.
Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome
(TSS) is a severe illness associated with toxin-producing Staphylococcus aureus.
04am on July 11, 2007 as a result of the rare bacterial infection, Toxic Shock Syndrome
and died at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.
But an inquest has revealed that the four-year-old died from toxic shock syndrome
when her cold developed into a serious bacterial infection.
But an inquest has revealed the four-year-old died from Toxic Shock Syndrome
when the cold developed into a serious bacterial infection.
She said that Mrs Kimmance developed fatal toxic shock syndrome
as a result of a group A streptococcal infection, while Mrs Pickett died from a sudden onset of severe pneumonia, likely to have been caused by a group A streptococcal infection.
TOXIC shock syndrome
is a rare but potentially fatal infection that has been linked to using tampons.
The inquest heard from clinical microbiologist Susannah Eykyn, who said that by the time Miss Campbell got to A&E on Easter Tuesday, she was suffering from "full-blown" streptococcal toxic shock syndrome