EXFOLIATIVE TOXIN B
\ɛksfˈə͡ʊli͡ətˌɪv tˈɒksɪn bˈiː], \ɛksfˈəʊliətˌɪv tˈɒksɪn bˈiː], \ɛ_k_s_f_ˈəʊ_l_iə_t_ˌɪ_v t_ˈɒ_k_s_ɪ_n b_ˈiː]\
Definitions of EXFOLIATIVE TOXIN B
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Protein exotoxins from Staphylococcus aureus, phage type II, which cause epidermal necrolysis. They are proteins with a molecular weight of 26,000 to 32,000. They cause a condition variously called scaled skin, Lyell or Ritter syndrome, epidermal exfoliative disease, toxic epidermal necrolysis, etc.
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