Not all septic shock is created equal. Toxic shock syndrome is one of the most fulminant and dangerous forms of septic shock. It is one of the few infectious diseases capable of rapidly killing previously healthy young people. Most importantly, toxic shock syndrome requires targeted therapy – it often fails to respond to conventional therapy for garden-variety septic shock.
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in the cast you talk about gramnegative sepsis and that there might also be a role of toxic shock. Which antibiotic regimen would you recommend for patients with eg. urosepsis to counter toxin production?