Toxic Shock Syndrome, 2009

In 2009, 8 cases of suspect or probable staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome (TSS) were reported. Of the reported cases, 7 were female and the median age was 20 years (range, 10 to 64 years). Five of the 8 were menstrual-associated, 1 was wound-associated, 1 was associated with staphylococcal pneumonia, and one was unknown.

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