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toxic

adjective damaging, deadly, deleterious, fatal, festering, harmful, injurious, insalubrious, lethal, malign, noxious, pestilent, pernicious, poisonous, purulent, risky, unsafe, venomous, virulent
Associated concepts: toxic chemicals, toxic dementia, toxic ingredients, toxic psychosis, toxic torts
See also: deadly, deleterious, detrimental, fatal, harmful, insalubrious, lethal, malignant, noxious, peccant, pernicious, pestilent, virulent
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Characterization of group C and G streptococcal strains that cause streptococcal toxic shock syndrome.
Her family have now launched a campaign to warn others of the dangers posed by toxic shock syndrome.
Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome is also unlike staph toxic shock in that bacteremia is present in most affected patients.
Toxic shock syndrome as a complication of breast prostheses.
Toxic shock syndrome: Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome begins with flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, and muscle aches).
The mortality rate is about one in four, with complications including infections of the bone, blood or heart, pus and inflamed tissue in internal organs and toxic shock syndrome.
First described in 1978, toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a severe febrile illness now confirmed to be caused by exotoxin-producing strains of Staphyloccocus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes (1).
TOXIC shock syndrome is a rare but potentially fatal infection that has been linked to using tampons.
Getting one could leave you with a potentially deadly bug, researchers have discovered, after studying two cases of children who developed toxic shock syndrome after wearing ill-fitting football boots.
Fifteen-year-old Devon Machell was rushed into intensive care after being diagnosed with toxic shock syndrome - a rare form of blood poisoning.