Chapter 57 Toxic Shock Syndrome Q&A (1 of 3) Sample Questions
1. A 30-year-old woman was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) due to severe vomiting, diarrhea and high fever. Her body has rashes with swelling. Her doctor suspects toxic shock syndrome. Which of the following is least likely associated to cause Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS)?
- A. Vaginal bacteria S. aureus
- B. Tampon use
- C. Condom use
- D. Streptococcal toxic shock due to endotoxins