Nonsocomial Transmission of a Strain of Staphylococcus aureus Causing Toxic Shock Syndrome

Kreiswirth, Barry N.; Kravitz, Gary R.; Schlievert, Patrick M.; Novick, Richard P.
November 1986
Annals of Internal Medicine;Nov86, Vol. 105 Issue 5, p704
Academic Journal
Reports on the occurrence of toxic shock syndrome after separate operations done by a surgeon who is a carrier of Staphylococcus (S.) aureus. Biotype of toxic shock syndrome toxin-1-producing strain; Number of cases of toxic shock syndrome after surgery that have been documented.


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