Toxic Shock

  • (noun): Syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus; characterized by fever and diarrhea and nausea and diffuse erythema and shock; occurs especially in menstruating women using high-absorbency tampons.
    Synonyms: toxic shock syndrome, TSS

Some articles on toxic shock:

Raw Power (band) - Biography
... It was at that show that they were spotted by Bill Sassenberger, owner of Toxic Shock Records ... In 1986, Toxic Shock released the EP Wop Hour and the LP After Your Brain ... them sold as respectively as the first two recordings on Toxic Shock ...
Toxic Shock Syndrome Toxin
... Toxic shock syndrome toxin (TSST) is a superantigen with a size of 22KDa produced by 5 to 25% of Staphylococcus aureus isolates ... It causes toxic shock syndrome (TSS) by stimulating the release of large amounts of interleukin-1, interleukin-2 and tumour necrosis factor ...
Psychotica - Discography
1999 album for Red Ant Records) Pandemic Re-Release (2008, Toxic Shock Records) Psychotica Acoustic (2009, Psychotica Records) (Digital only release) I ...

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