Which of the following Staphylococcal infection is not toxin mediated:

Which of the following Staphylococcal
infection is not toxin mediated:
a) Toxic shock syndrome
b) Scalded skin syndrome
c) Food poisoning
d) Septic shock
Correct Answer - D
Ans. is (d) Septic shock
Toxin mediated illness of S.
Disease Toxin involved

  • Toxic shock syndrome Toxic shock syndrome toxin
  • Food poisoning Enterotoxin
  • Staphylococcal scalded skin
    syndrome
    Exfoliative/epidermolytic
    toxin
    Note: Septic shock is due to bacteremia.