Toxic Shock Syndrome, 2017: DCN - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Toxic Shock Syndrome, 2017

In 2017, 2 cases of staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome (TSS) were reported. Both cases occurred in females <18 years old. They were hospitalized, and both survived.

Eleven cases of confirmed streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) were also reported. Of the reported cases, 7 were female (64%), and the median age was 42 years (range, newborn to 64 years). All cases were hospitalized, and 1 case was fatal. One case was wound-associated; 1 was postpartum; 1 burn; and 1 postsurgical.

Updated Thursday, 24-Jan-2019 08:38:00 CST