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June 14, 1985

Relapsing Toxic Shock Syndrome in the Puerperium

Author Affiliations

Case Western Reserve University University Hospitals of Cleveland

JAMA. 1985;253(22):3249-3250. doi:10.1001/jama.1985.03350460045009

To the Editor.—  Recurrence of toxic shock syndrome in cases related to menstruation has been reported to be as high as 34%.1-3 Retrospective data suggest decreased risk of recurrence with effective antistaphylococcal antibiotic treatment.1,3 There is little