Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome

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General Principles

Associated with invasive GABHS infections, particularly necrotizing fasciitis or myositis (80% of cases). Mortality is much higher (30%–70%) compared to staphylococcal TSS.

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General Principles

Associated with invasive GABHS infections, particularly necrotizing fasciitis or myositis (80% of cases). Mortality is much higher (30%–70%) compared to staphylococcal TSS.

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