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Both have a particular interest in the diagnosis and management of necrotizing skin, soft tissue infections, and toxic shock.
Lou, from Chelmondiston, Suffolk, hopes to raise awareness of toxic shock.
A case of fatal staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) in a patient with SLE is rarely reported previously, perhaps such patients are often treated empirically with antibiotics at the earliest sign of sepsis.
Generally speaking, it is accepted knowledge that leaving a tampon in for too long can cause toxic shock syndrome.
A review of the Toxic Shock products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources.
The facts about toxic shock TOXIC shock syndrome develops when the common bacteria, Staphylococcus aureus, produce a toxin which is absorbed into the bloodstream.
When I told her family that I thought she had exhibited early characteristics of Toxic Shock Syndrome, they responded that they thought it had disappeared in the 80s.
A pathologist's report read to the inquest at Llanelli Town Hall said the long day may have made Mr Ford 'more vulnerable' to the toxic shock syndrome which caused his death.
But toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is known to have a five per cent fatality rate in children.
The Liverpool teenager was rushed to intensive care when medics discovered she had the rare but deadly Toxic Shock Syndrome, caused by using tampons.
According to Susie Hewson, founder of Natracare, "Even if your feminine hygiene products aren't dogging your toilet, filling up the nation's landfills, killing off our marine life or inducing toxic shock syndrome, they may still be exposing your body to dioxins.