toxic shock syndrome

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(Askeri) taktik sığınma sistemi; hedef algılama sistemi; zaman paylaşımlı sistem; zamanlı sinyal dizisi; trafik servisi istasyonu (tactical shelter system; target sensing system; timesharing system; time signal set; traffic service station)
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An acute infection by Staphylococcus bacteria, characterised by sudden high fever, muscle aches, joint pain, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, and fainting, abbreviated TSS
An acute infection characterized by high fever, a sunburnlike rash, vomiting, and diarrhea, followed in severe cases by shock, that is caused by a toxin-producing strain of the common bacterium Staphylococcus aureus, occurring chiefly among young menstruating women who use vaginal tampons. a serious illness that causes a high temperature and is thought to be connected with the use of tampons. Bacterial disease caused by a toxin produced by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. It was first recognized in 1978 in women using superabsorbent tampons. High fever, diarrhea, vomiting, and rash may progress to abdominal tenderness, drop in blood pressure, shock, respiratory distress, and kidney failure. The syndrome also has other causes, including postsurgical infection. Antibiotics are not effective. With intensive supportive therapy, most patients recover in 7-10 days, but 10-15% die. Many patients have a milder recurrence within eight months
toxic shock syndrome


    tox·ic shock syn·drome

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