Toxic Shock Syndrome Information Service
Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is a rare but potentially serious illness that can develop quickly in anyone - men, women and children. TSS - is caused by the common bacteria - Staphylococcus aureus - which normally live harmlessly on the skin and in the nose, armpit, groin or vagina of one in every three people.
- To raise the awareness and understanding of Toxic Shock Syndrome among Health Professionals, Media and General Public.
- To provide members of the public, the medical profession and the media with factual balanced information on toxic shock syndrome.
Activities: TSS produces a range of literature, videos & posters, as well as operating an information website and pre-recorded telephone advice line.
Whilst all the information given in this document was correct at the time of going to press, DIAL Doncaster cannot be held responsible for any subsequent changes.