Toxic shock syndrome is a fatal complication secondary to bacterial infection.
Staphylococci or sometimes streptococci are the most common responsible pathogens. The syndrome is caused by release of toxic shock syndrome toxin-1 or enterotoxin type B into the circulation leading to fever and circulatory collapse.
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