FRANK A. KAPRAL, Ph.D.
Staphylococcus aureus strains recovered from patients with toxic shock syndrome were examined for their ability to produce epidermal toxin. Seventy-three percent of 52 strains elaborated the toxin whereas only 18% of 106 control strains did so. There was no significant difference in the hemolysin patterns shown by the two groups of organisms.
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KAPRAL FA. Epidermal Toxin Production by Staphylococcus aureus Strains from Patients with Toxic Shock Syndrome. Ann Intern Med. 1982;96:972-974. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-6-972
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(6_Part_2):972-974.
Infectious Disease, Multi-Organ Failure and Sepsis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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