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ID#:5120
Description:This patient presented with a “strawberry tongue”, and was diagnosed with Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) caused by S. aureus.
“Menstrual” Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) emerged as a public health threat to women of reproductive age in 1979–80. In the United States, annual incidence is 1-2/100,000 women 15-44 years of age. The last active surveillance was done in 1987.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1984
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Links:CDC - Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases – Toxic Shock Syndrome
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