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Toxic Shock Syndrome, Second Edition

A little-known deadly disease called toxic shock syndrome quickly became a top news story when scientists discovered its prevalence in some women who used a particular type of tampon during menstruation. Tod… (See Below for Full Description)
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A little-known deadly disease called toxic shock syndrome quickly became a top news story when scientists discovered its prevalence in some women who used a particular type of tampon during menstruation. Today, the disease continues to emerge under new circumstances. Toxic Shock Syndrome, Second Edition investigates the causes and history of toxic shock syndrome and discusses the severity of septic diseases. This revised edition features new illustrations and contains up-to-date statistics and research on toxic shock syndrome.

Chapters include:

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome: A "New" Disease
  • Septic Disease and Body Defenses
  • Staphylococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Epidemiology of Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Toxic Shock and Feminine Hygiene.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-1-60413-243-4
ISBN-10 1604132434
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-3556-4
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Deadly Diseases and Epidemics
Author Brian R. Shmaefsky, Ph.D.; Foreword by David Heymann, World Health Organization
Publication Date 11/1/2010
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Further reading. References. Endnotes. Glossary. Diagrams. Web sites. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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