A 54-year-old member asked:
How do they test for toxic shock syndrome?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Blood,urine,vaginal : And throat sample.There's no one specific test for toxic shock syndrome. You may need to provide blood and urine samples to test for the presence of a staph or strep infection. Samples from the vagina, cervix and throat may be swabbed for laboratory analysis.
Answered on Nov 10, 2012
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