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toxic shock syndrome

Translation of toxic shock syndrome in Spanish:

noun

  • uncountable
    síndrome (masculine) del shock tóxico
    Example sentences
    • Staph bacteria can cause folliculitis, boils, scalded skin syndrome, impetigo, toxic shock syndrome, cellulitis, and other types of infections.
    • The research offers new approaches to antibiotic and vaccine design, and answers long-standing questions about the origins of two diseases: toxic shock syndrome and antibiotic-resistant infections.
    • A related infection, streptococcal toxic shock syndrome, or STSS, is caused by streptococcus bacteria.

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