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Neonatal infections caused by group B streptococci. Relation between the occurrence in the vaginal flora of term pregnant women and infection in the newborn infant.
AbstractVaginal cultures from 118 consecutive term pregnant women revealed that 14% of these symptom-free women had group B streptococci (Streptococcus agalactiae) in their genital tract Of the 17Expand
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The persistence of group B streptococci in families.
Four years ago the relative occurrence of group B streptococci was studied in a group of 118 term pregnant women of which 17 were B-streptococcal carriers. Of these, 15 were investigated inExpand
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Occurrence and significance of hemolytic streptococci groups b-u in human infectious disease.
245 strains of hemolytic streptococci, isolated from 225 patients with infectious diseasses, were grouped serologically according to Lancefield. About 40% belonged to group B and half of them wereExpand
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89. INFECTION OF NEWBORN INFANTS WITH STREPTOCOCCUS AGALACTIAE (LANCEFIELD GROUP B) IN RELATION TO ITS OCCURRENCE IN THE VAGINAL FLORA OF TERM PREGNANT WOMEN
Our results agree with a study by Albers et al. (1966) who, in 131 newborns of healthy mothers, found all blood cultures from the umbilical vein negative when blood culture was made immediately afterExpand
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Diagnostic laparotomy.
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