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Group-B streptococcal infections.
1. Samuel P. Gotoff, MD* 1. *Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Rush Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL After completing this article, readers should be able to: 1. Delineate theExpand
Selective intrapartum chemoprophylaxis of neonatal group B streptococcal early-onset disease. II. Predictive value of prenatal cultures.
To determine the value of prenatal cultures in defining maternal colonization status at delivery, 5,586 pregnant women were screened at prenatal visits for vaginal and rectal carriage of group BExpand
Early and Longitudinal Evaluations of Treated Infants and Children and Untreated Historical Patients with Congenital Toxoplasmosis: The Chicago Collaborative Treatment Trial
Between December 1981 and May 1991, 44 infants and children with congenital toxoplasmosis were referred to our study group. A uniform approach to evaluation and therapy was developed and is describedExpand
Prevention of early‐onset neonatal group B streptococcal disease with selective intrapartum chemoprophylaxis
Abstract Most cases of neonatal group B streptococcal disease with early onset have an intrapartum pathogenesis. Attack rates are increased substantially in infants born to mothers with prenatalExpand
Outcome of treatment for congenital toxoplasmosis, 1981-2004: the National Collaborative Chicago-Based, Congenital Toxoplasmosis Study.
Background Without treatment, congenital toxoplasmosis has recurrent, recrudescent, adverse outcomes. Long-term follow-up of infants with congenital toxoplasmosis treated throughout their first yearExpand
Prevention of early-onset neonatal group B streptococcal disease with selective intrapartum chemoprophylaxis.
Most cases of neonatal group B streptococcal disease with early onset have an intrapartum pathogenesis. Attack rates are increased substantially in infants born to mothers with prenatal group BExpand
Prematurity and severity are associated with Toxoplasma gondii alleles (NCCCTS, 1981-2009).
BACKGROUND Congenital toxoplasmosis is a severe, life-altering disease in the United States. A recently developed enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) distinguishes Toxoplasma gondii parasiteExpand
Tick-borne relapsing fever: an interstate outbreak originating at Grand Canyon National Park.
During the 1973 summer season, 27 employees and 35 overnight guests at the North Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, acquired febrile illnesses compatibel with relapsing fever. Sixteen casesExpand
Identification of a Sporozoite-Specific Antigen from Toxoplasma gondii
Abstract Reduction of risk for human and food animal infection with Toxoplasma gondii is hampered by the lack of epidemiological data documenting the predominant routes of infection (oocyst vs.Expand
Strategies for chemoprophylaxis of GBS early-onset infections.
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