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Staphylococcus Aureus and Toxic Shock Syndrome |

Epidermal Toxin Production by Staphylococcus aureus Strains from Patients with Toxic Shock Syndrome

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▸Requests for reprints should be addressed to Frank A. Kapral, Ph.D.; Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, The Ohio State University; Columbus, OH 43210.

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Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(6_Part_2):972-974. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-96-6-972
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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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